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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 (2 years ago)

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

California’s Doomed-to-Fail Experiment in Carbon Regulation

Business & Finance : EconoSpeak (2 years ago)

The New York Times has a piece this morning on California’s new law to regulate carbon emissions, the corporately named Global Warming Solutions Act. (Here is our new 2012 lineup of global warming solutions; pick the one that’s best... Read Post

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

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (2 years ago)

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

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