emissions trading

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emissions trading

n (St Ex) → Emissionshandel m
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But my focus in this column is "Cap and Trade" and how California is leading our nation in legislation and regulation that will reduce CO2.
Dear EarthTalk: If "cap and trade" has worked so well in Europe for reducing greenhouse gas emissions there, why haven't we tried something similar here in the U.S.?--Sandra M., Bern, NC
The House of Representatives passed a bill in June 2009 to cap and trade in emissions but it stalled in the Senate.
"Cap and trade is a new tool that for the first time allows us to reward companies for doing the right thing," said CARB Chairman Mary Nichols.
WASHINGTON--The concept of "cap and trade" as a cornerstone of a United States climate change policy appears to be losing steam, according to a recent New York Times report.
For more information on cap and trade and GHG legislation, visit www.epa.gov/captrade, www.epa.gov/climatechange or www.bhfs.com.
But at the heart of his plan is Cap and Trade, a market-based approach that has been widely praised but does little to slow global warming or reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
Officials at the Treasury Department think cap and trade legislation would cost taxpayers hundreds of billion in taxes, according to internal documents circulated within the agency and released after a Freedom of Information Act request from the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
The cap and trade system proposed in climate legislation now being discussed in the U.S.
It's also almost certain that the final law will also include a cap and trade program for carbon emissions, with the ultimate goal of dramatically reducing those emissions by 2050.