Posts Tagged: pollution

Opinion

Cutting pollution in a cost-effective way

Recently California’s clean energy and pollution law, AB 32, observed its first auction of pollution permits. Much has been said about the impact of this auction on California’s economy, with competing interests making differing claims.

 

As economists and academics, we believe the auction and AB 32’s carbon market will help California meet its environmental

News

State’s first cap-and-trade auction in the history books

It was kind of like eBay.

For three hours on Wednesday, millions of dollars worth of pollution credits were expected to be sold to scores of companies at California’s first auction under the state’s 2006 law to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

 

The auction, which went forward despite legal challenges, is unique among the states,

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