Creating a Market for Emissions Trading On Monday, a coalition of U.S. corporations and several environmental groups will announce a plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions and create a market to trade the right to emit carbon dioxide. How will it work?
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Creating a Market for Emissions Trading

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Creating a Market for Emissions Trading

Creating a Market for Emissions Trading

Creating a Market for Emissions Trading

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On Monday, a coalition of U.S. corporations and several environmental groups will announce a plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions and create a market to trade the right to emit carbon dioxide. Eileen Claussen, president of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, tells John Ydstie how such a system would work and what its impact could be on reducing greenhouse-gas buildup.