Since Monday, September 24,2012, numerous scientists from renowned research institutions from six European countries have been guests at ZEW in Mannheim. They are participating in the two-day opening conference of the research project "ENTRACTE - Economic Instruments to Achieve Climate Targets in Europe”.

The conference is the kick-off for several studies that will be dealing with the interaction of different policy instruments in Europe over the next two and half years. ENTRACTE is funded under the EU’s 7th Framework Programme to develop recommendations to make the European climate policy more effective and efficient.