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Link Roundup: The New Climate Bill Might Be "Utility-Only" Cap and Trade

by Andrew Price

June 23, 2010

The latest in America's bungling attempt to pass some sort of climate change legislation: Lawmakers are apparently considering what's called a "utility-only" cap-and-trade bill. It would work like a normal cap-and-trade policy—carbon emissions are capped and a free market is set up so companies can trade the limited number of pollution permits—but rather than applying to the entire economy, it would apply only to electricity companies.

 

 

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Link Roundup: The New Climate Bill Might Be "Utility-Only" Cap and Trade