TITLE

Energy policy: Push renewables to spur carbon pricing

AUTHOR(S)
Wagner, Gernot; Kåberger, Tomas; Olai, Susanna; Oppenheimer, Michael; Rittenhouse, Katherine; Sterner, Thomas
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Nature;9/3/2015, Vol. 525 Issue 7567, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the promotion of renewable energy resources and the implementation of carbon pricing in order to reduce the use of fossil-fuels and mitigate climate change. Topics include the U.S. Clean Power Plan's encouragement for states to meet emissions-reduction targets through market-based mechanisms, the impact of costs associated with renewable resources on the implementation of effective carbon pricing, and the need for policymakers to open power grids to renewable resources.
ACCESSION #
109226131

 

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