AB 32 Cap-and-Trade Rulemaking Compliance Dialogue Summary

On April 12-13, 2010, the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) and the law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky, and Walker (Paul Hastings) convened a stakeholder dialogue, which included potential regulated entities, environmental organizations, and third-party market participants, to discuss compliance issues related to the California Air Resources Board’s AB 32 cap-and-trade rulemaking.

Tradable Intensity Standard for Sector Crediting

This paper addresses some issues that will need to be addressed to implement NAMAs and sector crediting. It discusses cap-and-trade programs for developing countries, international linkages, emission caps for certain sectors through “trading” programs, and No-Lose approaches. It highlights some of the key advantages at the present time of employing a tradable intensity standard to... continue reading »