An overview on all relevant issues and positions of stakeholders is provided by a survey:
An analysis on the effects on international competitiveness is the subject of a further study:
Linking the EU ETS to the flexible mechanisms (JI and CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol – opportunities and pitfalls
Quantitative limits: pros and cons of caps and supplementarity requirements
The Group comprised representatives of Member States, industry, NGOs as well as academia and research. The final reports of each meeting of the Group represent the report announced in Commission Communication "Towards a global carbon market – Report pursuant to Article 30 of Directive 2003/87/EC".
The review process provided the Commission with relevant input for adapting the EU ETS to the requirements and needs of emissions trading after 2012.