carbon trading


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carbon trading

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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the trading by a country with a relatively low level of carbon dioxide emission of part of its emission entitlement to a country that has a higher level of emission
2. (Commerce) the trading by a country with a relatively low level of carbon dioxide emission of part of its emission entitlement to a country that has a higher level of emission
3. (Environmental Science) the trading by a country with a relatively low level of carbon dioxide emission of part of its emission entitlement to a country that has a higher level of emission
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Jeff Rogers, quality-engineering manager for Mueller Europe, said that rather than an excuse not to reduce emissions, carbon trading had proved an incentive for companies to exceed targets.
The carbon trading scheme will help big UK companies to trade greenhouse gas emission quotas and thus enjoy a cut in the Climate Change Levy (CCL) on their energy use.
Following the European Union, it will be the world's giant carbon trading program, and Guangdong apportioned 388Mt of carbon emission quotas to selected companies.
While impressed by the success of carbon trading so far, Dawson is keen to see it expand to ensure that it reduces emissions significantly.
British Airways, to its credit, seems to be ahead of other carriers with a proper policy in this area and is leading the way in promoting carbon trading as the most efficient and environmentally effective means of curbing aircraft emissions.
com/research/a034dd/the_global_carbon) has announced the addition of the "The Global Carbon Trading Market: Concepts, Regulations and Industry Trends to 2020" report to their offering.
The Malaysian state of Sabah is all set to start the business of carbon trading in the midst of mounting apprehensions over climate change across the globe.
com/research/a89056/global_carbon_poli) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Global Carbon Policy Handbook 2010 - Policies Driving the Growth of Carbon Trading Markets" to their offering.
One manifestation of this fundamental shift, which would be catalysed by a global warming agreement in Paris, is the potential creation of what may ultimately become a truly global carbon trading market involving Asia-Pacific, the European Union (EU) and currently state-level schemes in the Americas.
Carbon trading lobbyists say the mechanism is being given short shrift in the UNFCCC negotiations.
ISLAMABAD -- China is the world's second largest carbon trading market following the European Union (EU), according to data released.
China is said to have launched pilot Carbon Trading Emissions Schemes in seven cities, which includes Beijing, Tianjin, and Shanghai, and will gradually form a national carbon trading market by 2020 to realize CO2 emissions reduction goals.