Quebec carbon market emissions in 2021 surpass cap for fourth straight year

Published 22:42 on October 3, 2022  /  Last updated at 15:59 on October 4, 2022  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Quebec GHG output in 2021 partially rebounded from earlier stages of the COVID-19 pandemic to overshoot the limits of the province's WCI-linked cap-and-trade programme once again, according to provincial data published Monday.

Quebec GHG output last year overshot the limits of its cap-and-trade programme amid a continued economic rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the fourth straight year the province’s emissions budget was exceeded, according to government data published Monday.

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