TITLE

Cap-and-Trade Floated for GHG Emissions

AUTHOR(S)
Blankinship, Steve
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Power Engineering;Nov2007, Vol. 111 Issue 11, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a white paper released by the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce regarding greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the country. Based on the conclusion of the white paper, the country must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by between 60 percent to 80 percent by 2050. The paper also recommends the country to adopt an economy-wide, mandatory GHG reduction program. It also states that a GHG reduction program will mirror the existing Acid Rain Program. The paper also reveals that a cap-and-trade program must cover carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and fluorinated gases.
ACCESSION #
27774754

 

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