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cap and trade

A coal-fired power plant in Victoria, Australia
If agreed by parliament later this year, the emissions market would be only the second national scheme outside Europe, following the lead of New Zealand
CANBERRA—Australia's government, fighting a slump in popularity over plans to price carbon, said on...
Jun 30, 2011 | Read More
New Jersey State Legislature
State lawmakers have moved five bills in an attempt to stop Gov. Christie's planned year-end RGGI withdrawal
Update (June 30): The New Jersey State Senate approved two senate bills on June 27 — S-2946 and SCR...
Jun 24, 2011 | Read More
Gov. Chris Christie
Gov. Chris Christie diverted about $65 million from carbon credit sales to help balance the 2010 state budget
Last year New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie diverted an estimated $65 million from the state's...
May 31, 2011 | Read More
Ramagundam Super Thermal Power Station
The world's third-largest carbon polluter is betting big on two market-based trading schemes to encourage energy efficiency and green power
With four times the population of the United States, an economy growing 8 to 9 percent a year and...
May 30, 2011 | Read More
Gov. Jerry Brown
Calif. is expected to launch a carbon market in January. It's the last hope of many to revive a U.S. climate agenda, but Gov. Brown may still make changes
LOS ANGELES, CA.—California Governor Jerry Brown could still make changes to the state's ambitious...
Apr 18, 2011 | Read More
New Jersey’s potential withdrawal from the 10-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative would deal a major blow to the cap-and-trade scheme
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is re-evaluating the state's participation in a regional carbon...
Apr 11, 2011 | Read More
What was left to do later is almost as revealing – and important – as what was done.
California’s environmental bureaucracy took a series of huge, grinding steps forward last week,...
Dec 21, 2010 | Read More
Nutrient trading in some states is similar to the carbon cap and trade Congress failed to pass to address global warming pollution
When Dawn Stoltzfus looks at the Chesapeake Bay, she sees a body of water on life support. "It's...
Dec 20, 2010 | Read More
Answers to key questions about state's cap and trade and energy efficiency programs to come out of separate meetings tomorrow
As politicians around the nation become increasingly hesitant about taking action against global...
Dec 15, 2010 | Read More
The Environmental Improvement Board approves a controversial plan to restrict greenhouse gases starting in 2012. The state can now trade carbon allowances
WASHINGTON—Call it Bill Richardson’s last green hurrah.  Even though cap-and-trade measures...
Nov 10, 2010 | Read More