Peter Liese remains skeptical whether the crisis will have been overcome by the time the reform of the European Emissions Trading System (ETS) comes into force. The climate policy spokesman for the EPP and rapporteur for the ETS reform thus wants to take pressure off the market immediately and give trading in emission rights some breathing space so that the carbon price does not continue to rise. He sees the frontloading of certificates that should have been sold later as a relief measure in times of crisis.
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