Brussels restricts support to greenhouse gas emitters

The European Commission has narrowed down the list of EU Emission Trading System (ETS) sectors eligible for public funding, targeting only those they see as being at risk of so-called carbon leakage, while environmentalists criticised revised state aid guidelines for a lack of ‘green’ conditionality.

by Raquel Guerra
Fertiliser industry says it is baffled by the decision of the Commission to exclude the sector from the updated EU ETS guidelines (Photo by MEHDI FEDOUACH/AFP via Getty Images)
Fertiliser industry says it is baffled by the decision of the Commission to exclude the sector from the updated EU ETS guidelines (Photo by MEHDI FEDOUACH/AFP via Getty Images)

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