EU adopts linking directive...

The European parliament last month voted to adopt the directive linking theEuropean Union emissions trading scheme to other trading systems and CO2 reductionprojects. The parliament agreed on a text for the linking directive earlier inApril.

The linking directive will help European industry to make earlier use of theKyoto “flexible mechanisms”: Joint Implementation (JI) and the CleanDevelopment Mechanism (CDM), a press release from the European parliament said.These allow member states and in