TITLE

Offsets Improve Flexibility

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, Brian
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Environmental Forum;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the significance of environmental offsets to improve the efficiency of climate change emissions reduction in the U.S. He emphasizes that integrating a cap-and-trade internationally with a robust market for high-quality offsets will provide opportunities to meet the challenge of mitigation. He outlines that the inclusion of offsets reduces the marginal costs of the environmental program by up to 70%.
ACCESSION #
35128893

 

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