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Europe’s carbon trading system needs radical reform, not stop-gap measures

By Guest Contributor
January 7, 2014

–Laurens de Vries is an assistant professor, Joern Richstein is a doctoral candidate, Emile Chappin is an assistant professor, and Gerard Dijkema is an associate professor at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. The opinions expressed are their own.–

Big business still not tackling carbon emissions

By Guest Contributor
February 16, 2011

– Sam Gill is Operational Director  at the Environmental Investment Organisation. The opinions expressed are his own. —

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States see pushback against carbon trading

April 12, 2010

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-- John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own --

Efforts to implement cap-and-trade programs at state level are faltering, just as policymakers in Washington are struggling to generate enough support to put in place a comprehensive national system.

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Business must take the lead on carbon management

January 22, 2010

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Léo Apotheker is CEO of SAP. The views expressed are his own.

Most people who followed the Copenhagen climate talks in December will have been disappointed.

In the fight against climate change, carbon capture is crucial

October 16, 2009

chalmers_small- Hannah Chalmers is a postgraduate researcher at the Centre for Environmental Strategy at the University of Surrey. All views expressed are her own -

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U.S. cap-and-trade choice inferior to carbon tax

February 27, 2009

John Kemp Great Debate-- John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own --

President Barack Obama's first budget puts climate change at the heart of the administration's long-term economic plan. But despite the clear theoretical advantages of a simple carbon tax, he seems set to follow the EU and California in opting for a cap-and-trade system.

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Clean energy investment needs greener light

By Paul Taylor
February 10, 2009

-- Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

paul-taylorInvestors in clean energy are like motorists stuck at broken traffic lights. The public policy light is green but the price and credit lights are deep red.