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EU ETS – an oversupply of permits

The EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme has displayed an oversupply of carbon permits. In March this year the price of carbon permits plummeted to a record low after data suggested that Europe had produced a smaller amount of polluting emissions last year than had been thought. Below is quite an informative video explaining how the system works.

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