European Union Emissions Trading System

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This dataset contains information regarding the European Union Emissions Trading System (ETS) from 2005-2014. Its geographic coverage includes data over 31 countries including United Kingdom (UK).

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This dataset is sourced from European Union Emission Trading System (EU ETS). This dataset includes 31 countries’ names, their two lettered codes, main activity sector name, ETS information, Year of the data collection and value from 2005-2016. The Unit of the measure value for this dataset is measured in tonne of CO2-equ.

The EU ETS is one of the main measures introduced by the EU to achieve cost-efficient reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and reach its targets under the Kyoto Protocol and other commitments. The data mainly comes from the EU Transaction Log (EUTL).

The dataset includes aggregated data on greenhouse gas emissions and allowances. Its geographic coverage comprises of the following 31 countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.

The EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) is a central instrument of the EU’s policy to fight climate change and achieve cost-efficient reductions of greenhouse gas emissions. It is the world’s biggest carbon market.

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John Snow Labs; European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS);

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Emission Trading, Carbon Dioxide, Emissions Trading System (ETS), Greenhouse Gas, Climate Change, European Union Transaction Log (EUTL)

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EU CO2 Emissions Trading System, Fighting Climate Change Using EU ETS

Country_CodeIndicates the Codes for different countries.string-
CountryRefers to the Name of the specific country out of 31 total countries which participated in European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS).string-
Main_Activity_Sector_NameRefers to the code of the specific Sector for which the data is gathered. The sectors include: Aviation, Combustion of Fuels, All Stationary Installations, Refining of Mineral Oil, All Industrial Installations (Excluding Combustion), Production of Coke, Production of Pig Iron or Steel, Production or Processing of Ferrous Matals, Production of Primary Aluminium, Production of Secondary Aluminium, Production or Processing of Non-Ferrous Metals, Production of Cement Clinker, Production of Lime or Calcination of Dolomite/Magnesite, Manufacture of Glass, Manufacture of Ceramics, Manufacture of Mineral Wool, Production or Processing of Gypsum or Plasterboard, Production of Pulp, Production of Paper or Cardboard, Production of Carbon Black, Production of Nitric Acid, Production of Adipic Acid, Production of Glyoxal and Glyoxylic Acid, Production of Ammonia, Production of Bulk Chemicals, Production of Hydrogen and Synthesis Gas, Production of Soda Ash and Sodium Bicarbonate, Capture of Greenhouse Gases under Directive 2009/31/EC, and Other Activity Opted-in under Art. 24.string-
ETS_InformationIt holds information regarding the Emissions Trading System (ETS). In this column, there are the categories mentioned next to the information in brackets to which the particular information belongs to or not. These categories include: European Union Allowance (EUA), European Union Aviation Allowance (EUAA), European Union Transaction Log (EUTL), Certified Emission Reductions (CERs), Emission Reduction Units (ERUs).string-
Data_Collection_DateRefers to the specific year or month of the year when the data is collected.string-
Measurement_ValueIndicates the value of the measure used to analyze data.numberlevel : Ratio
GRGreece10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2011
LVLatvia10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2010
LVLatvia10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2011
ATAustria10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2010
ATAustria10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2011
DKDenmark10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2010
DKDenmark10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2011
HUHungary10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2010
HUHungary10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2011
ISIceland10 Aviation2. Verified emissions2010