Cap and Trade: Creating a winning policy coalition?

August 13, 2009

This is a guest contribution by Dr. Matthew Paterson, School for Political Science, University of Ottawa, Ontario. He is also co-editor, of the journal Global Environmental Politics.
David Levy raises many questions in his post Carbon Markets to Serve the Planet, on Krugman’s defence defence of cap-and-trade. I want to pick up on two [...]

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2030 Clean Energy Economy Blueprint

August 8, 2009
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by David L. Levy
This summer the Union of Concerned Scientists published Climate 2030: A Blueprint for a Clean Energy Economy. The UCS plan is designed to reduce US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 26% below 2005 levels by 2020, and 56% by 2030, putting the country on target for an 80% reduction by 2050. These [...]

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Carbon Markets to Serve the Planet

July 28, 2009

by David L. Levy
Paul Krugman rushed to defend cap-and-trade in his New York Times blog this week against the accusation by Senator Byron Dorgan in the Bismarck Tribune that speculation could make the carbon price as volatile as oil prices have been in recent months. Joe Romm weighed in to support Krugman on his blog, [...]

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