After EU: What the UK can learn from the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

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The UK in a unique position to learn from the successes and failures of the EU's carbon market, taking what works and tweaking what doesn't, writes EcoAct's Chimdi Obienu

A true flagship of the European decarbonisation agenda, the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) has been in operation for almost two decades and is the world's largest carbon market. Lauded for its ambition,...

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