News Digest Item
18 May 2017

“SPD ministers argue about climate policy consequences“

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Economy minister Brigitte Zypries cautioned her Social Democrat colleague, environment minister Barbara Hendricks, not to agree to “unreflected compromises” in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) reform negotiations, reports Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ). In a letter, seen by FAZ, Zypries warns of “far-reaching unwanted negative industry and energy policy consequences” and calls for increasing the number of free emission certificates to the industry.

Read the article in German here.

For background read the CLEW factsheet Understanding the European Union’s Emissions Trading System.

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