EU ETS – Reform needs in the light of national policies

The European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is the world’s largest emissions trading system, measured in tonnes of carbon covered. Since the launch, the system has gone through several changes, and the EU will propose further reforms in 2021. In this publication, authors Milan Elkerbout and Lars Zetterberg detail the different mechanisms of the EU ETS and discuss the remaining challenges.

Pieces of the puzzle – Managing Migration in the EU

With diverging political wills in the EU on the topic of migration and asylum, it is crucial to intensify the work towards a sustainable asylum system that guarantees protection for those in need. In this new study by Fores and the European Liberal Forum, author Bernd Parusel elaborates on the core problems with the Common European Asylum System of today and sets out ways to move forward.

Tillit eller tvång? Konsumenters förtroende för handelns datainsamling

Digitaliseringen av handeln gör den mer effektiv och ökar tillväxten. Samtidigt känner konsumenter en oro över bristande transparens, vilket kan skada den tillit mellan handlare och kund som är central i en fungerande marknad. Hur ska vi få till en handel som är både nytänkande och tillitsfull?

Human-centred AI in the EU

Ethics, trustworthiness and human control are at the core of European guidance documents for artificial intelligence. But, as stated in the Coordination Plan on Artificial Intelligence, member states have been encouraged to develop their own national AI strategies built on the work done at the European level. This begs the question: how well is the European view of trustworthy AI echoed in national strategies and member state decision-making?

Border Carbon Adjustments and Climate Clubs – In the EU context

Common problems for national and regional policy interventions against carbon emissions include the free-riding problem and the risk of carbon leakage. In the publication, author Rikard Forslid discusses border carbon adjustments (BCAs) and climate clubs as policies to tackle these risks and to level the playing field for foreign and domestic firms within the EU market.

Grön tillväxt – vägen framåt

Är det möjligt att ha ekonomisk tillväxt samtidigt som vi räddar klimatet? I den här policy briefen finner vi att grön tillväxt både är möjligt och något som bör eftersträvas för att hantera dagens klimatproblematik. Genom att diskutera tre fokusområden belyser texten viktiga områden för Sverige att agera inom för att gå vidare i arbetet med att skapa en grön tillväxt.

See you in court

Climate litigation is more often being admitted in court and this development is likely to continue. This means that governments and corporations could increasingly be held to their legislative and policy climate change commitments. It also means that a healthy climate is beginning to be seen as a part of human rights. In this publication, the author discusses four cases of climate litigation errands being brought to court.