EU urged to show restraint on AAU carry-over

Carry-over of surplus AAU credits to Kyoto's second commitment period can significantly undermine the integrity of UN climate efforts, said a parliament committee

Carry-over of surplus AAU carbon credits to the Kyoto Protocol's second commitment period can significantly undermine the environmental integrity of UN climate efforts, the parliament's environment committee has said.

The amendment tabled by German MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz strengthened a draft resolution on the EU's position ahead of the next UN climate meeting calling for "the highest possible environmental integrity of the Kyoto Protocol".

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