10 Reasons to engage with emissions trading

The key goal for all those concerned about climate change is too see global emissions peak and decline in the near future. Though there are many theories about how best this can be achieved an ounce of action is worth a tonne of theory and, with emissions trading schemes already up and running in Europe, action on the ground is already occurring as a result. Trading systems introduced so far still need to develop. They must be monitored and scrutinised by civil society to ensure they are achieving the task for which they have been invented. But they are potentially powerful tools for change. Below we set out some of the reasons why we are committed to engaging with the emissions trading or ‘cap and trade’ policy and to lobbying for improvements. `


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December 4, 2009