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Cap and trade is a regulation program designed to reduce greenhouse gas (CO2).
The report added that Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who is working on a climate change bill with Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), pronounced cap and trade as "dead" last month.
Because cap and trade is enforced through the selling and trading of permits, it actually perpetuates the pollution it is supposed to eliminate.
The American Clean Energy Security Act, which narrowly passed in the House of Representatives and included a cap and trade provision, would cost U.S.
Economist Thomas Crocker - a University of Wisconsin graduate who came up with the cap and trade model in the 1960s to address an emissions problem at the state level - sees two big problems in the current proposal, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.
On June 2, Gabelli & Company held a cap and trade symposium in New York that attempted to address some of the opportunities provided by the creation of a cap and trade system and a market for emission credits.
New Jersey was one of the first states to set enforceable greenhouse gas reduction targets, and officials there see cap and trade as an integral part of its comprehensive greenhouse gas reduction plan.
The term "cap and trade," in terms of a plan to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions into the air, is one that is heard widely of late as a proposed solution for the supposed problem of global warming.
As envisioned in the administration's budget outline, that source of revenue was to be the so-called cap and trade proposal that would raise as much as $645 billion from the auction of emissions permits that would take place between 2012 and 2019.
Part II outlines the choice between the two most prominent regulatory instruments on the current menu: prices (taxes) versus property (a cap and trade system).
ENERGY RESOURCE-5 March 2009-'Cap and Trade' Legislation Good News for Renewable Energy Market(C)2009 JeraOne -
One option for reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions is a program called emissions trading, or "cap and trade." Under this approach, a government agency will typically set a limit on the amount of pollutants a company or organization can emit.