Document title: Meeting climate change requirements if there’s no Brexit deal
Summary: Pledges the government will continue to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and intends to continue monitoring, reporting and verification arrangements on emissions, but that the UK will be excluded from participating in the EU’s emissions trading scheme. Notes there will be no requirement for for It will not have guaranteed access to the Consolidated System of European Registries, including registry for emissions trading, disrupting the UK’s ability to provide ‘routine and essential administrative support to account holders’. Would replace emissions trading scheme with a carbon price across the UK, including Northern Ireland, with more details to be published in autumn budget. The licensing regime for carbon capture and geological storage would no longer apply, requiring the UK government and devolved administrations to modify licensing regulations.