States argue over burden sharing

January 2008
Utility Week;1/18/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p15
Trade Publication
This article reports on proposals being considered by the European Commission which sets out the conditions for European Union member states to meet their national greenhouse gas reduction targets for 2020. According to the proposals, this may be achieved by member states by buying emission credits from abroad. The targets are being calculated on the basis of a complex burden-sharing formula and are unlikely to surface before the Commission formally publishes its plans.


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