US statewide carbon trading may blunt emission cuts under CPP -EIA

Published 20:10 on June 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 20:10 on June 22, 2016  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

If all US states implement mass-based carbon trading systems to meet their Clean Power Plan targets, surplus allowance supply from RGGI and California would reduce the total CO2 cuts achieved under the plan by 2%, according to the Energy Information Administration.

If all US states implement mass-based carbon trading systems to meet their Clean Power Plan targets, surplus allowance supply from RGGI and California would reduce the total CO2 cuts achieved under the plan by 2%, according to the Energy Information Administration.

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