cap-and-trade; RGGI; carbon emissions

Renewable New England

The New England states include Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine, with a total population of 8 million. These states are all small in acreage but have larger populations than many western states  – for instance, tiny Rhode Island has a larger population than the Dakotas, Wyoming, Montana, or Alaska. In terms …


Cap-and-Trade is Alive and Well

Comprehensive climate policy is going nowhere at the federal level.  That’s obvious.  But U.S. inaction doesn’t mean that the rest of the world is following the U.S. lead.  Instead, around the world, countries are adopting policies to transition to cleaner energy sources and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  And cap-and-trade systems are as popular a …