Greenhouse targets at risk, warns Brussels

Milne, Roger
July 2004
Utility Week;7/23/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p10
Trade Publication
Enumerates European states named by the European Commission as likely to miss their targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Decline in the emission of greenhouse gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol in 2002; Prospects for emissions trading scheme of the Commission in 2005.


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