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California Cap And Trade Comes To A Crossroads As Carbon Prices Fall

August 27th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

California’s carbon prices fell in its fourth cap-and-trade auction on news the state may increase the amount of free allocations it provides in 2014. But even though permit sales dropped 13% from May 2013’s record-setting auction, long-term indicators hint the state's emissions reduction market could wind up stronger than ever


California Cap And Trade Isn’t A Game — Except When It Is.

August 8th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

California’s cap-and-trade market is serious business, with high stakes for the future of our planet – it’s no game. Except when it is. Gamification is often used to simplify complex concepts and make them easily understood, and that’s just what the San Francisco Public Press has done with “Make Money, Save The Planet,” a theoretical cap-and-trade board game


California’s Third Cap And Trade Auction Sells Out, At Record Price

May 24th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

California's third cap and trade carbon allowance auction was held last week, and businesses snapped up all available 2013 permits, setting a record price level in the process. In addition to the 2013 permits, over three-quarters of advance allowances for 2016 were sold to businesses.


South Korea May Launch World’s Most Ambitious Cap And Trade Market

May 18th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

With roughly 18 months until launch, South Korea appears on the path to launch the world’s most ambitious cap and trade market, with the highest global price on carbon. The government is still finalizing system design, set to launch in January 2015, but it could ultimately cover 70% of national emissions and reach $90 per ton of carbon


Why Europe’s Carbon Market Collapse Won’t Kill Cap And Trade

April 19th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

For carbon markets across the world it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Plummeting European Union carbon prices following a key EU vote seem to demonstrate in the clearest terms that cap and trade is doomed to fail. But declaring the death of carbon markets and cap and trade policy over Europe’s struggles is a knee-jerk reaction which overlooks significant developments for carbon trading around the world – ones which could ultimately rescue the EU and cement cap and trade as a global climate change solution



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