British PM May calls for extra two years to work out EU divorce, reducing risk of hard ETS exit before 2020

Published 16:19 on September 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:19 on September 22, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday called for a two-year implementation period to smooth the country’s exit from the EU, intending to keep market access under existing rules out to 2021 while reducing the odds that the UK would crash out of the bloc's ETS.

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday called for a two-year implementation period to smooth the country’s exit from the EU, intending to keep market access under existing rules out to 2021 while reducing the odds that the UK would crash out of the bloc’s ETS.

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