Policy & Regulation

UK intends to stay in EU ETS until 2020, Lords say

The UK government has announced its intention to stay in the EU Emissions Trading System until the end of 2020.
By Staff reporter 22 March 2018 0 30115

The UK government has announced its intention to stay in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) until the end of 2020, when the third period of the scheme expires, the House of Lords said on Wednesday.

“Claire Perry MP, minister of state for energy and clean growth, has told the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee that the Government intends to stay in the [ETS] until the end of 2020,” the upper house said in a statement.

At an evidence session held...