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Ontario Wants Its Own Cap And Trade Program

The Canadian province of Ontario said it would introduce legislation Wednesday to create a cap and trade program to lower industrial emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. If the legislation is passed it is expected to help the province meet climate change commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 6 percent below 1990 levels by 2014 and 15 percent by 2020.
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Auctioning Off Greenhouse Gases: California Initiates "Cap and Trade" Program

News : Reason (2 years ago)

California’s groundbreaking cap and trade program began his week with its first carbon allowance auction. The new system, designed to curb the state’s carbon emissions, regulates how much carbon companies can emit and requires them ... Read Post

Carbon-trapping 'sponges' can cut greenhouse gases

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 days ago)

ITHACA, N.Y. - In the fight against global warming, carbon capture - chemically trapping carbon dioxide before it releases into the atmosphere - is gaining momentum, but standard methods are plagued by toxicity, corrosiveness and in... Read Post

Mexico Finalizes Climate Bill to Cap Carbon

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (3 years ago)

Mexico, the world’s 15th biggest greenhouse gas emitter - and ravaged by its worst drought in 80 years - is close to passing legislation to create a domestic greenhouse gas emissions trading system able to cap and cut carbon emissio... Read Post


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