TITLE

MPs query carbon cut claims

AUTHOR(S)
Milne, Roger
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Utility Week;3/9/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the accusation against British environment minister Ian Pearson that he is misleading members of the Parliament over the carbon dioxide savings made in Great Britain as a result of the first phase of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) of the European Union. According to the British Commons Environmental Audit Committee, it is difficult to justify a ministerial claim that the scheme would reduce emissions by 4.6 million tons of carbon a year between 2005 and 2008.
ACCESSION #
24675783

 

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