TITLE

The EU carbon market scam

AUTHOR(S)
Coehlo, Ricardo
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Green Left Weekly;3/9/2011, Issue 871, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the European Union (EU) opposes to the proposal of the U.S. to lessen carbon trading and offsetting as a form of compliance with mandated greenhouse gas emissions reductions, when the Kyoto Protocol was being negotiated in 1997.
ACCESSION #
59287198

 

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