cap and trade

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A carbon tax is a good idea — so long as it doesn't come with industry handouts

Published: 
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 1:57pm

Exxon Mobil made a bit of a splash Tuesday when it announced a $1-million, two-year donation to the Republican-led Americans for Carbon Dividends, an organization pushing for a national tax to help curtail emissions of atmosphere-warming carbon.

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California's most recent cap-and-trade permit auction raises more than $800 million

Published: 
Tue, 11/21/2017 (All day)

California’s cap-and-trade program received another boost Tuesday, with its most recent permit auction reaching record-high sales, according to details released by regulators Tuesday.

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Emissions fall under California's cap-and-trade program

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Wed, 11/08/2017 (All day)

Industries regulated under California’s cap-and-trade program reduced greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 5% in 2016, according to new data released by state officials.

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California politics updates: Legislature extends cap-and-trade on a rare bipartisan vote

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Tue, 07/18/2017 - 3:26pm

California lawmakers voted Monday evening to extend the state’s premiere program on climate change, a victory for Gov. Jerry Brown that included unprecedented Republican support for fighting global warming.

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Interests, Ideology And Climate

Published: 
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:55am
Category: 
Energy

There are three things we know about man-made global warming. First, the consequences will be terrible if we don’t take quick action to limit carbon emissions.