TITLE

A RACE TO THE MIDDLE IN ENERGY POLICY

AUTHOR(S)
Parker-Flynn, James E.
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Sustainable Development Law & Policy;Winter2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of state energy policies in regulating and preventing greenhouse gas emission in the U.S. Topics discussed include the role of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) and carbon emission trading schemes in promoting utilization of fossil fuels, and role of RPS in enhancing the supply of energy generated from renewable resources.
ACCESSION #
100915271

 

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