Cap-and-trade preferred, but “dereliction of duty” for UK to not consider options outside ‘insufficient’ EU ETS -minister

Published 13:11 on March 21, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:24 on March 21, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

While the UK prefers cap-and-trade as a carbon pricing tool, it would be a “dereliction of duty” for the UK to not look at other, more ambitious opportunities outside the EU ETS when it leaves the bloc, the country’s climate minister said Wednesday.

While the UK prefers cap-and-trade as a carbon pricing tool, it would be a “dereliction of duty” for the UK to not look at other, more ambitious opportunities outside the EU ETS when it leaves the bloc, the country’s climate minister said Wednesday.

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