EU carbon permits dropped to a record as the bloc’s lawmakers considered whether to support the regulator’s plan to temporarily withhold supply through 2015 to fix a supply glut. Carbon permits for December declined 4.6% to close at 3.99 EUR a metric ton. Finland yesterday backed the EC’s rescue plan for the market as Denmark said the situation was unsustainable, highlighting the need for governments to tackle the record surplus of allowances. The U.K. last week set conditions for supporting the measure and some nations don’t have a formal stance on the plan yet. // Falling CO2 permit prices are directly linked with German electricity prices that has fallen to new record lows as well. It could be negative for CEZ.