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Five myths of Cap-and-Trade

March 18, 2015

Articles supporting cap & trade rest on a number of fallacies. Cap & trade is designed to reduce the emissions of a pollutant, in this case carbon-dioxide, by raising the price of energy.

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Articles supporting cap & trade rest on a number of fallacies. Cap & trade is designed to reduce the emissions of a pollutant, in this case carbon-dioxide, by raising the price of energy. This article explores five persistent myths concerning cap & trade.

Author
Myers is environmental director at the Washington Policy Center, a market-oriented think tank in Seattle.
todd@toddmyers.com @WAPolicyGreen