EPA rules may create new opportunities for US carbon traders

Emissions trading

Proponents of carbon trading schemes in the US have often felt like a bride jilted at the altar. In 2009, they were flush with optimism after the House of Representatives passed the Waxman-Markey Bill, which would have established a federal cap-and-trade programme to reduce carbon emissions, but their hopes were crushed when the bill failed to pass the Senate. Their hearts broken by the federal government, carbon traders have instead sought solace in the arms of the 10 states that have state or

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@risk.net or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@risk.net to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Risk.net? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here