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Carbon Pricing & Trading News from Australia, California, China, South Korea, & More

  Consideration of carbon pricing and trading, a market-based (not regulation-based) approach to addressing global warming, may still be outlawed by GOP leadership in Congress, but countries around the world (and even several US states) keep moving forward with planned or existing carbon pricing and trading programs. Below is some of the latest news from [...] Related posts: South Korea on
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Congress hates carbon pricing. The rest of the world doesn’t.

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (last year)

The idea of slapping a price on carbon to reduce emissions and tackle global warming is moribund in Congress for now. But that’s not the case elsewhere in the world. A big new World Bank report (pdf) finds that more than 40 … Contin... Read Post

South Korea May Launch World’s Most Ambitious Cap And Trade Market

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (last year)

With roughly 18 months until launch, South Korea appears on the path to launch the world’s most ambitious cap and trade market, with the highest global price on carbon. The government is still finalizing system design, set to launch... Read Post

China Anti-trust Probes Not Protectionist, Regulator Says

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (2 hours ago)

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's latest antitrust probes, which have hit firms such as Microsoft and Volkswagen AG, are not protectionist tools that favor domestic firms, an official of the country's price regulator told the official Ch... Read Post

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