TITLE

Give us a carbon price contract, not a promise

AUTHOR(S)
Edwards, Rupert
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Utility Week;3/18/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the overall climate policy of the British coalition government. He points out that the price of carbon in the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is not enough to drive new low-carbon investment at the scale and pace needed. Particular focus is given to the government's proposed carbon price support. He notes that the benefits of the policy will be futile without credibility. He highlights a report from Climate Change Capital which explains how the government could enhance the credibility of the proposed scheme.
ACCESSION #
59659413

 

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