UK environment minister wants emissions trading extended to road travel.
UK Environment Secretary David Miliband is trying to persuade the EU to extend its emissions-trading scheme used for air travel to the roads, according to according to
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3. a report in the Epoch Times.
If Milliband is successful, car-owners could be given a carbon allowance which they could extend by buying surplus credits from other road-users whose own emissions fall below their allocated quota.
Miliband said that in order to deliver a low-carbon transport policy the EU must also extend the scheme to road-users.
Contact: www.environmentalleader.com/2007/03/08/ uk-environmental-secretary-supports-carbon-quotas-for-car-owners/
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