Europe’s energy price hike fuelled by speculators, Spain and Poland say

Euractiv | Nov 25, 2021 at 9:00 AM
  • In the face of rising energy prices, Spain and Poland have called for trading limits to be placed on the world’s largest carbon market, the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
  • For Rothenberg, a bigger driver behind the CO2 price hike is the general tightening of gas supplies and the widespread anticipation by market players about growing scarcity on the carbon market.