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Robert stav ins on the carbon-pricing regime, the New York times , 1 june 2014: dodgy arguments
Journal Title: ECONOMICS AND POLICY OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT 
Author/s: Michel Damian 
Year:  2014 Issue: Language: English 
Pages:  9 Pg. 53-61 FullText PDF:  127 KB
DOI:  10.3280/EFE2014-001003
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This commentary discusses the opinion piece published on 1 June 2014 by Professor Robert Stavins in The New York Times. Professor Robert Stavins argues that "The Only Feasible Way of Cutting Emissions" is to set up a market for tradable permits. We review and criticize his mains arguments. Our purpose here is not to deny the possibility of carbon trading, but to call for a realistic assessment of the deployment of cap-and-trade systems and their limitations.
Keywords: Cap-and-trade, Command and control, Lead in gasoline, SO2 emissions, California AB32, Climate Change
Jel Code: H23, Q54, Q58

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Michel Damian, in "ECONOMICS AND POLICY OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT" 1/2014, pp. 53-61, DOI:10.3280/EFE2014-001003

   

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