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Percent of emissions covered by global ETS by region 2015

This statistic displays the share of emissions that could be covered through emissions trading schemes (ETS) worldwide in 2015, based on region. By this year, about 45 percent of greenhouse gas emissions would be covered under the EU ETS. In this year, EU member states implemented the EU ETS. Iceland, Liechstenstein, and Norway were included as of 2008.

Share of emissions covered by emissions trading schemes globally in 2015, by region

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Release date

October 2015



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Supplementary notes

ETS: emissions trading systems
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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