Factsheet: Greenhouse Gas Emission

Greenhouse Gas Emission

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulations
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Forskrift om kvoteplikt og handel med kvoter for utslipp av klimagasser (klimakvoteforskriften)
Description: 
The purpose of this Act is to limit emissions of greenhouse gases in a cost-effective manner by means of a system involving the duty to surrender greenhouse gas emission allowances and freely transferable emission allowances.
Goal/Aim: 
Limit emissions of greenhouse gases.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Environment Agency

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2005
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2010