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.
Success in lowering emissions in the RGGI states has resulted in talk of tightening the pollution limits to further reduce greenhouse gases. In January, six of the nine participating states – Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New... Read Post
photo: Kevin Dooley/Creative Commons The California Air Resources Board yesterday passed a statewide cap and trade bill for greenhouse gas emissions, creating the second-largest emissions trading scheme in the world after Europe's. ... Read Post