Carbon Pricing

A growing number of jurisdictions are adopting market-based climate policies. By putting a price on carbon, these policies give businesses the incentive to innovate so they can cut emissions at the lowest possible cost.

Pricing Externalities in Wholesale Power Markets
Cap and Trade Basics
Carbon Tax Basics
Market-Based State Policy
California Cap and Trade
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)
Market-Based Strategies
Renewable Portfolio Standards
The Business of Pricing Carbon: How Companies are Preparing for Risks and Opportunities
Containing the Costs of Climate Policy

This policy brief outlines various options for containing costs under a cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Although cap and trade is generally considered a more cost-effective approach than traditional regulation, excessive allowance prices are a concern. High …

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