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California starts trading carbon

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California has again proved itself to be a pioneer in climate and energy policy. On 1 January it launched the first serious state cap-and-trade system in the USA designed to reduce greenhouse gases. A similar scheme already exists at the other end of the country – under their Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI or Reggie as the acronym is pronounced) nine New England states have been capping and trading CO2 emissions from their power plants since 2008. But the RGGI cap only covers electr...

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Peer reviewed
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Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Journal:
Oxford Energy Forum Journal website
Volume:
91
Pages:
16-17
Publication date:
2013-02-05
ISSN:
0959-7727
URN:
uuid:4c327236-3205-4477-a72a-d776857da236
Local pid:
ora:11152
Language:
English
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