IETA concern over set-aside implementation

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The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) – a body representing participants across the carbon trading industry – has voiced concern over popular proposals for a set-aside scheme in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).

Calls for the use of a set-aside scheme – a short-term predetermined restriction in the supply of emissions allowances – have been gaining momentum since December 20, when a majority of the EU Parliament's Environment Committee voted in favour of its