Category Archives: cap and trade

Enact a Carbon Tax, Not a Cap-and-Trade System | Henry Auer

The worldwide need to abate emissions of greenhouse gases is becoming more important with every passing year. Nevertheless, the U. S. has never enacted federal legislation that would limit its emissions. This post describes a proposal for a cap-and-trade market … Continue reading

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North American CO2 market value set to double to $782 mln | Point Carbon

The volume of carbon permits and credits traded in North America is set to double in 2012, with as many as 179 million tonnes expected to change hands as California and Quebec’s carbon markets come to life, a new report … Continue reading

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Cap & trade benefits CT: Study

Connecticut’s commitment to the regional cap-and-trade system and subsequent investment in energy efficiency bolsters the economy, even as power plants shell out cash for their air pollution. In the first three years of the 10-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Connecticut’s … Continue reading

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