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Policy Options for Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Implications for Agriculture

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  • Gilbert Metcalf

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The pace of activity around climate change legislation has picked up noticeably in 2007. The increased focus has brought new legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). These bills include cap-and-trade systems, and carbon taxes as well as energy bills that promote energy efficiency or renewables. Many also include support for research and developmetn for emission reducing alternatives.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, Tufts University in its series Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University with number 0710.

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Date of creation: 2007
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Handle: RePEc:tuf:tuftec:0710

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  1. Gilbert Metcalf & David Weisbach, 2008. "The Design of a Carbon Tax," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 0727, Department of Economics, Tufts University.

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