cap-and-trade


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cap-and-trade

adj (prenominal)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) denoting a scheme which allows companies with high greenhouse gas emissions to buy an emission allowance from companies which have fewer emissions, in a bid to reduce the overall impact to the environment
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In EPA's construction of the elements of a standard of performance, the next issue is whether cap-and-trade system "reflects the degree of emission limitation available." The mostly factual question--whether trading reflects what is achievable "through application of the best system"--is reserved for Part III.D below.
Eight members of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously approved the nation s first state-governed cap-and-trade regulations.
the pollution from identified facilities--for cap-and-trade programs, a
Congress is currently working on legislation that will establish a cap-and-trade program to slowly decrease the amount of greenhouse gases that are emitted in the U.S.
Yet cap-and-trade schemes are still being pursued in Copenhagen and Washington.
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has made a sweeping cap-and-trade bill the centerpiece of his legislative agenda, and for two years his climate alarmism has gone almost unchallenged.
A new report issued by the Economic Policy Institute has found that the cap-and-trade legislation currently pending in Congress would put 4 million jobs at risk if enacted.
In addition to establishing a cap-and-trade system to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, the bill addresses energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other energy topics.
Congress's new cap-and-trade scam would put the Church's indulgence scheme to shame.
Congress is now moving towards the creation of a cap-and-trade system.
But in addressing the issue of cap-and-trade, part of the act that deals with climate change, Deming makes a lot of sense.
Congress is considering proposals to establish a price on greenhouse gas emissions through a cap-and-trade program that would limit overall emissions and require covered entities to hold tradable emissions permits, or allowances, for their emissions.