Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:1999
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Market-based instruments, Policy Support, Policy Support>Strategic planning, Information and Education>Information provision, Economic Instruments>Market-based instruments>GHG emissions trading
Policy Target:Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy, Industry
Agency:National Round Table on Environment and Economy (NRTEE)
Description:In March, 1999, the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NTREE), an agency formed to advise Canadian policy-makers on sustainable development, released a report on "Canadas Options for a Domestic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading." The report notes the importance of international emissions trading for the successful implementation of the Kyoto Protocol. It also advocates a domestic emissions trading scheme, beginning with a voluntary GHG credit trading programme, as a key tool in Canadas overall strategy to meet its Kyoto target.

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