CRS Comments on Climate Change Draft Scoping Plan

  • Author(s): Arthur O'Donnell
  • Date: August 1st, 2008 | Comment | 3 Pages

  • These comments detail and explain several issues concerning the unintended impacts an emissions cap could have on the voluntary renewable energy market, as well as disincentives it could impose on energy efficiency efforts voluntarily undertaken by citizens and business. The comments additionally presents ideas on how some of these issues can be effectively addressed in policy, relying in part on how states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in the Northeast have attempted to resolve these issues.

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