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Emissions trading to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the United States : the McCain-Lieberman Proposal
The Climate Stewardship Act of 2003 (S. 139) is the most detailed effort to date to design an economy-wide cap-and-trade system for US greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The Act caps sectors at their 2000 emissions in ...
Climate Change Taxes and Energy Efficiency in Japan
(MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, 2005-05)
In 2003 Japan proposed a Climate Change Tax to reduce its CO2 emissions to the level required by the Kyoto Protocol. If implemented, the tax would be levied on fossil fuel use and the revenue distributed to several sectors ...
Bringing Transportation into a Cap-and-Trade Regime
(MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, 2006-06)
The U.S. may at some point adopt a national cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gases, and if and when that happens the system of CAFE regulation of vehicle design very likely could still be in place. Imposed independently ...