U.S. Carbon Trading To Double In 2012--Study

January 2012
Energy Daily;1/13/2012, Issue 10, p2
The article forecasts the growth of U.S. carbon trading in the U.S. in 2012 based on a study by Thomson-Reuters Point Carbon. The growth will be driven by the preparations of the five states and Canadian provinces comprising the Western Climate Initiative for the launch of California's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program in 2012. The total market size is 28 million metric tons, which was valued at 392 million U.S. dollars.


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