US government to consider cap-and-trade legislation this year

Imminent draft climate change legislation could include a federal cap-and-trade scheme for CO2 emissions, but questions remain regarding market regulation, finds Pauline McCallion

Edward Markey, chair of the House of Representatives Energy and Environmental Subcommittee, said in February that it would aim to complete draft legislation addressing the issue of climate change by Memorial Day (May 25) this year. The chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works committee, Senator Barbara Boxer, said at a separate February press conference that work on draft climate change legislation would also begin this year in the Senate.

Both legislators emphasised the importance of

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Chartis Energy50 2023

The latest iteration of Chartis' Energy50 2023 ranking and report considers the key issues in today’s energy space, and assesses the vendors operating within it

2021 brings big changes to the carbon market landscape

ZE PowerGroup Inc. explores how newly launched emissions trading systems, recently established task forces, upcoming initiatives and the new US President, Joe Biden, and his administration can further the drive towards tackling the climate crisis

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