E-learning Course on Emissions Trading Systems: Using Markets to Promote Low Emissions Development

8 Oct 2013 - 5 Nov 2013

This e-learning course aims to inform policy planners and climate change practitioners on the rationale behind emissions trading, how emissions trading schemes work, their key design elements, and the key roles and decisions affecting emissions-trading governance. The course provides practical knowledge and skills to: 1) appreciate the rationale for using market-based instruments in the context of greenhouse (GHG) mitigation; 2) understand the key principles and design elements for emissions trading schemes; 3) discuss critically the important trade-offs inherent in ETS design and governance; and 4) learn from design and implementation experiences of existing emissions trading schemes around the world.

UN Organisation(s): 
Partnership for Market Readiness