UK's Defra seeks opinions

September 2003
European Chemical News;9/15/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2068, p24
Trade Publication
Reports the launch of a consultation on the European Commission's proposal to link the Kyoto Protocol's project-based mechanisms with the European Union's emissions trading scheme by the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in September 2003. Overview of the commission's proposal; Scope of the consultation process.


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