Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Making Polluters Pay?

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Expert:
Cary Coglianese
Professor of Law
University of Pennsylvania


Credentials:
• Researches and teaches environmental law and policy, government regulation, regulatory strategy.
• Co-author of “Policymaking Under Pressure: The Perils of Incremental Responses to Climate Change”

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1151445


Quote:
“Not only is it likely that incremental policies will do little or nothing to affect global warming, but certain incremental policies, including state-level efforts like the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative might also worsen the global climate-change problem because of situations where a stringent climate-change policy unintentionally induces an increase in emissions in another jurisdiction with a less stringent or nonexistent policy.“