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- There is an urgent need for climate action but the UNFCCC process is moving at a snail’s pace. It has become a Gordian Knot of complexity. A simpler process could cut through the knot and lead to a climate treaty being achieved in a relatively short period.
- The overall goals of the process need to be established. If these can be kept simple, it is much easier for competing schemes to be compared and for existing schemes such as the EU ETS to be used to achieve them.
- Simple schemes are also the
Wednesday, 20th December 2006
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EU aviation proposals “distort competition between all forms of transport, hand windfall profits to airlines rather than citizens, and do not provide a model for the overall reform of the EU ETS.”
Feasta suggests alternative approach…
These two handouts were prepared by Feasta member Mike Sandler to bring to a November 2006 meeting in Sacramento with California Environmental Protection Agency staff about learning from the European Trading System (ETS), and how California can create a cap and trade system which provides Individual Emissions Entitlements.
Individual Emissions Entitlements & Cap and Trade in California
Learning from the European Trading System/ Important Decisions in a Future Cap and Trade System…