Stories tagged: cap and trade
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016
Outside View: California leads way on climate change
So far, the state’s experience appears to show that a major economy can transition off carbon dioxide without destroying its economic prospects.
Fri., March 13, 2015
House panel discusses Inslee’s carbon cap-and-trade proposal
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee’s plan to charge some of the state’s largest businesses for carbon pollution their operations generate drew praise and criticism Thursday in its debut before a …
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014, 12:53 p.m.
Washington’s greenhouse gas emissions dropping
SEATTLE (AP) — Greenhouse gas emissions in Washington state dropped by about 4.6 percent between 2010 and 2011, led by reductions in emissions from the electricity sector, a new state …
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
Inslee carbon tax plan would help complete North Spokane freeway
SEATTLE – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state’s largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release. The …
Wed., Dec. 17, 2014, 8:25 p.m.
Inslee’s proposed carbon tax would extend North Spokane freeway
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state’s largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release.
Wed., Dec. 17, 2014, 10:45 a.m.
Inslee proposes carbon cap and trade program
Gov Jay Inslee is proposing a cap and trade program that would require industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they emit.
Sun., April 19, 2009
Cap-and-trade alternative sought
WASHINGTON – A growing number of lawmakers who are deeply involved in the effort to reduce greenhouse gases and global warming are beginning to question “cap-and-trade,” the current hot-button solution …
Sun., March 22, 2009
Bert Caldwell: Good intentions likely won’t save cap-and-trade plan
Gov. Chris Gregoire’s proposed cap-and-trade plan to limit carbon dioxide emissions was gasping for breath at week’s end, with the House Committee on Ecology & Parks trying to apply oxygen. …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2009
Lawmakers whittle down cap-trade plan
OLYMPIA – A controversial “cap and trade” plan that would put Washington at the forefront of efforts to combat global warming has been dramatically watered down under pressure from businesses …
Fri., Feb. 13, 2009
Mark J. Perry: Cap and trade burdens consumers
FLINT, Mich. – At a time when proposals for higher taxes are politically unpopular, Congress is coming up with other strategies to raise the revenue at the expense of the …