EU ETS emission cuts slowed to 0.4% last year as bite taken out of surplus -Commission

Published 12:43 on May 20, 2016  /  Last updated at 00:11 on May 21, 2016  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU ETS emissions fell by 0.4% in 2015 to narrowly ensure that emissions under the scheme fell for the fifth straight year, while the market’s massive surplus was reduced by 14% to 1.78 billion due to Backloading, the European Commission said on Friday.

EU ETS emissions fell by 0.4% in 2015 to narrowly ensure that emissions under the scheme fell for the fifth straight year, while the market’s massive surplus was reduced by 14% to 1.78 billion due to Backloading, the European Commission said on Friday.

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