30 Aug '11, 4pm

Cap-and-Trade Program for Water Quality Gets a $1M Boost

Cap-and-Trade Program for Water Quality Gets a $1M Boost

U.S.-based cap-and-trade programs seeking to monetize carbon emissions have encountered obstacles in this year of budget deficits and climate denial. In May, Governor Chris Christie noisily pulled New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) , stating, "RGGI does nothing more than tax electricity, tax our citizens, tax our businesses, with no discernible or measurable impact upon our environment." In response , RGGI stated that the ten-state collaborative "is delivering more than 700 million dollars in investments in the clean energy economy that are saving energy consumers money, making businesses more competitive and creating jobs throughout the region." At the time of Gov. Christie's, announcement, New Jersey had received more than $100 million from RGGI. Even as such setbacks demonstrate to what degree scientific consensus on climate change has becom...

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