Power Breakfast or Sept. 25, 2015

China set to announce cap-and-trade; technology's potential.


powerbreakfastA nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • President Xi Jinping of China is slated to announce a commitment to introduce a cap-and-trade system for the country in 2017. “But it is not clear whether China will be able to enact and enforce a program that substantially limits emissions,” according to the New York Times.
  • Greg Boyce, executive chairman of Peabody Energy and chairman of the International Energy Agency’s Coal Industry Advisory Board, says cap-and-trade systems offer lessons, not models, and stresses the importance of technology over politics.
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