TITLE

Offset schemes 'need firmer footing'

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Utility Week;1/26/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that British carbon offset projects should be underpinned by internationally certified emissions credits, ministers have said. The proposal, now out for consultation, came from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) in a bid to establish some standards for the country's rapidly expanding voluntary carbon offset market. Certified emissions reduction credits are generated by the European Union's (UN) Emissions Trading Scheme or under the UN Kyoto Protocol.
ACCESSION #
24098144

 

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