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EU Climate Policy

The little green book of backloading myths


Next Wednesday the European Parliament will vote on the 'Backloading proposal' . Here are 6 myths on the European Carbon Market (and 'backloading') that have been spread by some Industries and MEPs and ...what the truth really is!

Backloading myth # 1 - 'Backloading' will increase the costs faced by industry...

Backloading myth #2 - The European carbon market forces industries to close plants in Europe...

Backloading myth #3 - The backloading proposal from the EU Commission is not ambitious enough...

Backloading myth #4 - Protecting the Climate is too costly...

Backloading myth #5 - All European business and industries oppose the 'Backloading' proposal...

Backloading myth #6 - 'Backloading' will be too costly for Central and Eastern EU States...