The Korea Emissions Trading Scheme: Challenges and Emerging Opportunities

Publication | November 2018

This publication presents a factual overview of the design and implementation of the Korean Emissions Trading Scheme, focusing on lessons from its implementation and opportunities under the Paris Agreement.

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It provides information to assist other countries that are designing or considering an emissions trading system. The contents are relevant as Asia and the Pacific embraces the need for climate action to deliver on its Paris Agreement commitments and many countries explore new emissions trading systems.


  • Executive Summary
  • National Context
  • Establishment of the Korea Emissions Trading Scheme
  • Design of the Korea Emissions Trading Scheme
  • Korea Emissions Trading Scheme Carbon Market and Its Mechanisms
  • Korea Emissions Trading Scheme Performance
  • Korea Emissions Trading Scheme Assessment

Additional Details

  • Climate change
  • Strengthening policies, governance, and capacities
  • Promoting climate resilient development
  • Environment
  • Global and regional transboundary environmental concerns
  • Korea, Republic of
  • 56
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TIM189641-2
  • 978-92-9261-406-5 (print)
  • 978-92-9261-407-2 (electronic)

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