03 Jun '11, 7pm

California Cap-and-Trade May Start a Year Behind Schedule

California Cap-and-Trade May Start a Year Behind Schedule

California's cap-and-trade carbon market could be delayed for up to a year after it was originally planned to go into place, Reuters reports . Experts at Carbon Expo 2011 in Barcelona agree that a court ruling forcing California to analyze other ways to cut greenhouse gas emissions will delay the implementation of its cap-and-trade program, Reuters found. (The cap-and-trade program) is scheduled to begin operating on January 1, 2012, but a California judge's ruling last month put the move on hold until the agency designing the market completes an analysis of alternative measures to cut greenhouse gases other than carbon trading. Brian Storms, chief executive of environmental exchange NYSE Blue, estimated the ruling will cause a delay of two to 12 months, and others agree the start date will be difficult to meet. The California Air Resources Board, which is overseeing the p...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/06/03/california-cap-an...

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globalwarming.org 23 May '11, 3am

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