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Don't do what NZ did, warns ADB

Friday 8 Apr 16 10:00am

The dramatic undermining of New Zealandís carbon prices by cheap foreign offsets is being used as a lesson in what not to do when setting up an emissions trading scheme.

In a report on the opportunities and challenges for the Asia/Pacific region of carbon trading, the Asian Development Bank sounds a warning about the consequences of allowing the local market to be flooded with credits from elsewhere.

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Related Topics: Carbon prices | Emissions trading | ETS


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