Carbon pricing and EU ETS after Brexit – a UK emissions trading system?

The UK government and devolved administrations of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have indicated that they are in favour of developing the first UK emissions trading system (ETS)

11 December 2019

Originally published on LexisLibrary and LexisPSL

In an interview with Lexis Nexis, partner and head of Burges Salmon’s environment team Simon Tilling and senior associate Stephen Lavington consider official responses to the recent consultation on the post-Brexit future of carbon pricing in the UK, the wider context of net-zero and the challenges and benefits of a domestic UK emissions trading system.

The first UK emissions trading system?, (pdf, 0.26MB)

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