Is Cap and Trade Headed Your Way?

October 2012
Buildings;Oct2012, Vol. 106 Issue 10, p12
Trade Publication
This article reports on the introduction by California of a carbon cap and trade program in November 2012 after a successful trial in September. The carbon trading scheme is part of a larger climate plan and aims at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from California's industrial buildings and power plants to their 1990 levels by 2020. The article also includes a comment on the program from Mary D. Nichols, chair of the state's Air Resources Board, the agency overseeing the cap and trade program.


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