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Cap and trade carbon emissions policy aimed at using the free market

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Current Event June 4, 2014

Cap-and-Trade Carbon Emissions Policy Aimed at Using the Free Market

Cap and Trade is the new carbon emissions policy aimed at regulating emissions from various factories based on a "token" system. When an entity runs out of tokens, they can turn to the free market to buy more. This story clearly explains what Cap and Trade is and why Republicans don't like it. Listen to this radio story to learn why.

Climate Change Engineering Earth and Space Science

Story Length: 4:55

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AIR DATE: 06/03/2014

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