Tax or trade: Is the EU's emissions trading scheme the best way to tackle CO2 from shipping?

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Andrew Warren explores the EU Commission's ambition to include European shipping in its emissions trading scheme

Launched in 2005, the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) has become one of the world's most influential carbon saving schemes. And now, as part of its 'Fit for 55' programme, the European...

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