Cap-and-trade



adjective (prenominal)
denoting a scheme which allows companies with high greenhouse gas emissions to buy an emission allowance from companies which have fewer emissions, in a bid to reduce the overall impact to the environment
Contemporary Examples

Obama’s Climate-Change Hypocrisy Josh Dzieza September 27, 2011
The Lawmaker Betting His Career on Obama Samuel P. Jacobs July 14, 2010
Paul Ryan on the Issues: Taxes, Abortion, & More The Daily Beast August 10, 2012
5 Ways Tim Pawlenty Could Win in 2012 David A. Graham May 20, 2011
America’s Kludgeocracy Democracy David Frum December 10, 2012
The Salesman Obama Needs Tina Brown June 26, 2010
Obama’s Climate-Change Hypocrisy Josh Dzieza September 27, 2011
The Right-Wing Primal Scream John Batchelor October 23, 2008
How Wall Street Will Ruin the Environment Robert Bryce June 25, 2009
5 Things to Watch for at the G-20 Steven R. Weisman September 22, 2009

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