California Cap-and-Trade is Working — For Other States

By Amel Ahmed : kqed – excerpt (includes audio track)

A new report indicates California’s much-heralded carbon trading program may actually be harming the neighborhoods it was designed to protect.

In the first study examining social disparities in California’s cap-and-trade program, researchers found that 52 percent of companies regulated by the program saw an increase in annual average greenhouse gas emissions — and those companies are largely situated in disadvantaged communities, historically hit hardest by environmental pollution… (more)


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