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Lecture: Emissions rights


Tonight we will have a lecture by dr. E. (Edwin) Woerdman, who is specialised in emission rights so will talk about system of emission rights.

Over the last 17 years, Woerdman’s research mainly focused on the institutional design of greenhouse gas emissions trading.

Dr. Edwin Woerdman is Chaiman of Law and Economics at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He is also Co-director of the Groningen Centre of Energy Law.

Woerdman (1970) graduated cum laude in political science at Radboud University Nijmegen, where he specialised in economic theory. He defended his PhD on climate law and economics in Groningen in 2002. He is an expert in the field of emissions trading, including its implementation in the energy sector.