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emissions tradingnoun [U]

(also emission trading) uk   us   ENVIRONMENT
the ​activity of ​buying and ​selling emissionunits and emissioncredits: The EU is ​demanding that ​emissionstrading and other such ​mechanismsaccount for no more than half a country's ​cuts.emissions trading plan/programme/scheme The ​European Union ​proposedrules that would ​requireairlinesservingdomesticroutes to ​enter into an ​emissionstradingscheme by 2011.
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