February 14, 2013

Crunch Time For World Carbon Markets

Editors, Economist


On February 19th Europe’s emissions-trading system (ETS) faces a potentially fatal vote. It could not only determine whether the world’s biggest carbon-trading market survives but delay the emergence of a worldwide market, damage Europe’s environmental policies across the board and affect the prospects for a future treaty to limit greenhouse-gas emissions.

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TAGGED: European Union, Carbon Trading


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