Divisions delay debate on 30% C02 target

June 2010
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Jun2010, Issue 425, p51
The article reports the delay of full discussion of the European Commission's analysis of options and implications of a 30 percent greenhouse gas reduction target. Current status is presented highlighting pro-30 percent environment ministers at loggerheads with industry and economy ministers. Discussion on European Union-wide proposals for a carbon tax is mentioned with continuing resistance over sovereignty issues. Assessment of draft measures to prevent carbon leakage finds them adequate.


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