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Analyzing the Likely Impact of Oversupply on California’s Carbon Market Must Consider State’s 2030 Emissions Goal and Potential for Clean Tech Breakthroughs
By Energy Innovation Director of Research Chris Busch. University of California Professors Severin Borenstein and Jim Bushnell’s recent blog (abbreviated BBB, for blog by Borenstein and Bushnell) commented on Energy Innovation’s research into California-Quebec-Ontario carbon market oversupply, taking issue with the…
New data show that carbon emission allowance oversupply has grown in the Western Climate Initiative cap-and-trade program linking California, Ontario, and Quebec. Left unaddressed, this oversupply is estimated to reach 270 million metric tons by 2020, resulting in higher than intended emissions. This report details how a straightforward lowering of future caps to counter early oversupply solves the problem.
Research from EI's Chris Busch is featured in an article discussing how the California and Northeast U.S. cap-and-trade markets can help counter climate change.