Analysts reveal that many of the energy-intensive industries resisting changes to the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) are making a profit from the system.
Many of the energy-intensive industries resisting changes to the European Union's emissions trading scheme (ETS) are making profit from the system as it currently stands, according to an analysis conducted for the European Commission.
According to the analysis, carried out by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the steel, cement, refining, lime, glass, ceramics and pulp sectors all [...] Read more
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Special report: Water
Published Thursday, 15 November 2012
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