emissions trading


 

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Definition: 

The concept refers to one of the three Kyoto mechanisms, by which an Annex I Party may transfer Kyoto Protocol units to, or acquire units from, another Annex I Party. An Annex I Party must meet specific eligibility requirements to participate in emissions trading.
(Source: UNFCCC at http://unfccc.int/essential_background/glossary/items/3666.php#C)

Other relations

  • Emissions trading system (UNFCCC)
Broader
kyoto mechanism
Narrower
Synonyms
  • emission allowance
  • carbon market
  • carbon trading
  • tradable emission

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