Tagged: cap and trade
Tying the fate of important climate actions to the sale of carbon permits has snatched defeat from the jaws of a broader victory in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Cap-and-trade offsets with out-of-state or even foreign interests won't help the state meet its goals.
With China and the United States enabling each other to avoid meaningful emission reductions, the rest of the developing world must take the lead.
Participate in a phone conference with IPS Fellow Daphne Wysham as the featured January guest for CCL.
IPS staffer Daphne Wysham debates whether a Carbon Cap and Trade Policy is the best economically viable method to achieve a sustainable level of carbon emissions in the United States.
Congress is deadlocked on the issue of climate change. But a new bill, with bipartisan support, has a good chance of breaking the deadlock and actually reducing U.S. carbon emissions.
What we need now is a serious incentive to pollute less.
Cap and trade is a scheme that tries to sell business-as-usual as a solution to global warming.
Climate change is serious, and we can't afford to hand the fate of the planet over to the very polluters, banks, and traders that have gotten us into this mess.
The European Union is considering a way to use trees -- and soil -- to save us from global warming.