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EU plan for ETS expansion is high-risk and impractical, consumer lobby warns

By Giulia Bedini
  • 22 Feb 2021 09:15
  • 22 Feb 2021 09:20
Plans to expand the EU's carbon cap-and-trade regime to road transport and heating for buildings need a rethink, European consumer organization BEUC has argued, as they could harm consumers without properly incentivizing a switch to cleaner alternatives.

“Extending the EU carbon market could in effect harm consumers financially, especially those on lower incomes, without

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