UK calls to limit coal support via EU ETS

The UK is set to call for a limit on coal in emissions-trading ahead of key talks in EU

Garzweiler brown coal surface mining in Germany. Photograph: Tobias Arhelger/123RFThe UK is pushing to prevent governments from using the sale of CO2 emission allowances to support coal-fired power stations, according to an internal document seen by ENDS.

Alongside Germany and France the UK will make its case ahead of key talks on post-2020 EU ETS reforms on 8 November.

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