Claim Your Piece of the Sky—It's Going Fast

Barnes, Peter
April 2008
YES! Magazine;Spring2008, Issue 45, p43
The article offers information about carbon capping in the U.S. Because of the impact of carbon dioxide emission to global warming, it is suggested that the government should impose a higher price for emitting carbon resulting to lesser dirty coal that companies will burn and the more will invest in clean alternatives like wind and solar power. It reveals that a carbon cap functions in the issuance of permits, the number of which is reduced annually. As the number of carbon permits fall, such prices rise and it spurs investment in clean alternatives.


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