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Cap-and-trade won’t cut it, Pt.2

The Waxman-Markey bill, the Democratic Party’s first attempt at comprehensive climate change legislation since the election of Barack Obama as President, promises to reduce US emissions by 17% by 2020, and 83% by 2050. These numbers however, do not account for a practice known as carbon offsetting. Payal Parekh from International Rivers believes that the […]