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german emissions trading authority


Division V

Dr. Jürgen Landgrebe

Division V of the German Environment Agency is tasked with climate protection policy, energy and emissions trading. Division V contains the German Emissions Trading Authority (Deutsche Emissionshandelsstelle – DEHSt) which is in charge of managing the trade in certificates for the emission of the climate-damaging gas carbon dioxide. read more

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How does emissions trading work?

Screenshot aus dem gezeichneten Kurzfilm: Zu sehen ist ein Kraftwerk, das Geld für Emissionsberechtigungen zahlt.

Why is there a trade in or with emissions? Who specifies the framework conditions and how does emissions trading actually work? An explanatory film gives short and concise answers to these questions and explains the contribution of emissions trading to climate protection. read more


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