10 Feb '12, 12pm

A Carbon Allowance in Every Pot

A Carbon Allowance in Every Pot By DYLAN WALSH Imagine carbon allowances as a playground commodity, like the marbles and baseball cards of earlier generations. That’s a subset of an idea from Ian Gough, a researcher at the London School of Economics. Citing the failure of international climate change policy to achieve results, he proposed a different approach in a recent article , arguing that the distribution and trade of personal carbon allowances — along with shorter working hours and higher taxes — should be embraced to reduce greenhouse gas emissions quickly and equitably. His proposal arises from the observation that, despite setting some of the world’s most ambitious goals, Britain’s current policy framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions falls short of legally binding targets and will disproportionately affect the poor. Britain has pledged to reduce its emis...

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