Cap And Trade And The New Carbon Economy

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Mark Schapiro's stories have appeared in the publications Harper's, The Nation, Mother Jones, and The Atlantic Monthly, among others. He is also the author of Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products, and What's at Stake for American Power. Courtesy of Mark Schapiro hide caption

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Mark Schapiro

Mark Schapiro's stories have appeared in the publications Harper's, The Nation, Mother Jones, and The Atlantic Monthly, among others. He is also the author of Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products, and What's at Stake for American Power.

Courtesy of Mark Schapiro

Veteran journalist Mark Schapiro has covered environmental and international stories for over 20 years. Today he joins Fresh Air to talk about the cap and trade carbon economy, how it works in Europe, and why the financial industry embraces it.

Schapiro is the editorial director for the Center for Investigative Reporting and recently helped launch Carbon Watch, a year-long project which investigates emission reduction proposals, the carbon trading market and the special interests behind environmental legislation.

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