EC fails emissions scheme, says E&Y director

The European Commission has today approved outright national plans submitted by Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Slovenia and Sweden, and requires only technical changes to “sound” plans submitted by Austria, Germany and the UK, according to EC Environment Commissioner Margot Wallström.

But according to Ward, “The EC’s failure to grasp the nettle at this critical stage has significant consequences,” he says. In particular, without creating scarcity of supply by challenging national allocati