TITLE

Study: America can afford cap-and-trade

AUTHOR(S)
Malmgren, Jessica
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Hill;4/22/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 44, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study released by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on the eve of Earth Day, which suggests that implementing a cap-and-trade program to cut greenhouse gas emissions would not affect the U.S. economy or cost jobs. The EDF study contradicts the report released by a group of manufacturers that oppose a climate change bill. Furthermore, the EDF contends that U.S. economic growth would only slow by 0.03% in reducing at least 60% of greenhouse gas emissions before 2050.
ACCESSION #
32429962

 

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