TITLE

Observations on Options for Selling Emissions Allowances in a Cap-and-Trade Program

AUTHOR(S)
Stephenson, John B.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/26/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office that reviews climate change policy options for selling emission allowances in cap-and-trade program. It discusses the implications of methods for selling emissions allowances, citing the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) used in the European Union (EU) and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in the U.S. It notes the importance of well-established goals in choosing sales method.
ACCESSION #
49049225

 

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