Carbon scheme overlap scrutinised

January 2008
Utility Week;1/11/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p45
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan by the British government to examine ways of making sure that its three major climate change instruments do not overlap and that the regulatory burden is kept to a minimum. Under scrutiny is the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme, Britain's existing Climate Change Agreements and its proposed Carbon Reduction Commitment. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs will conduct the review.


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