UK reliance on overseas carbon cuts continues

August 2009
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Aug2009, Issue 415, p12
The article reports on the move of Great Britain to replenish the emissions used by the energy-intensive sectors under the European Union emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) by increasing its importation of the EU emissions allowances (EUAs) in 2008. Reported also is the action of the government to reduce emissions especially through inland cuts through the government's new Low Carbon Transition Plan and the Low Carbon Industrial and Renewable Energy Strategy.


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