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Web Date: December 21, 2017

China creates world’s largest carbon trading program

Cap-and-trade approach will start with power-generating companies
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: Climate change, Greenhouse gases, China, carbon trading, cap and trade, Energy

The Chinese government announced on Dec. 19 the start of what could become the world’s largest carbon emissions trading program. The program will begin with the nation’s electric utility sector and branch out to other emitters of carbon dioxide, according to the government’s National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC).

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