31.07.2014 - Washington State Is Gearing Up A System To Cut Its Carbon Emissions
Washington State is poised to join California and several Canadian provinces in a carbon trading system, according to a Monday memoranda from the governorís office. The Western Climate Initiative (WCI) is an agreement between California, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba to develop and implement coordinated systems to cut their collective greenhouse gas emissions. California already has its cap-and-trade plan, for instance, and British Columbia has sported a carbon tax since 2008. Washington had been poised to also join the WCI, but the midterm elections 2010 upended much of the political momentum...............................................Full Article: Source
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