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The policy challenges of tradable credits: A critical review of eight markets

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Year
2011

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Sovacool, B.K., 2011, The policy challenges of tradable credits: A critical review of eight markets: Energy Policy, v. 39, iss. 2, p. 575-585.

Summary

This article offers a critical review of eight tradable permit markets: water permits at Fox River, Wisconsin; the U.S. leaded gasoline phase-out; sulfur dioxide credits under the U.S. Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990; the Regional Clean Air Incentives Market (RECLAIM) for controlling ozone and acid rain in Southern California; renewable energy credit trading at the regional level in the United States; individual transferrable quotas for fisheries at the national level in New Zealand; carbon credits traded under the European Union-Emissions Trading Scheme; and carbon offsets permitted under the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol. By "critical" the article does not fully weigh the costs and benefits of each tradable credit [...]

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Sovacool, B.K.

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  • Western Energy Citation Clearinghouse

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 0301-4215

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