MPs query carbon cut claims

Milne, Roger
March 2007
Utility Week;3/9/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p6
Trade Publication
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.


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