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English definition of “emissions trading”

emissions trading

noun [U] ( also emission trading)
 
 
ENVIRONMENT
the activity of buying and selling emission units and emission credits: The EU is demanding that emissions trading and other such mechanisms account for no more than half a country's cuts.emissions trading plan/programme/scheme The European Union proposed rules that would require airlines serving domestic routes to enter into an emissions trading scheme by 2011.
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