WWF: Nearly half of ETS revenues do not go to climate protection

Of the €88.5 billion collected by EU member states from the European Emissions Trading System (ETS) between 2013 and 2021, around €51 billion went to climate protection measures (57.8 percent). According to official figures, nearly €64 billion (72 percent) were reinvested in climate action, but a WWF study published Tuesday casts doubt on those figures.

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