In this short series, Eric de Place takes an in depth look at the Western Climate Initiative’s July 2008 draft proposal for a regional cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions. He’ll look at what’s good, what’s bad, and what’s missing to make an effective and efficient system for regulating greenhouse gases.
Posts on Inside WCI
What you need to know about the Western Climate Initiative.
What happens with a new president?
Why treat all forms of carbon emissions alike?
Why limiting offsets works best.
How different cap and trade programs can all get along.
Does raising the threshold lower the bar?
How to hand out allowance money.
What's in, what's out, and what's wrong.