emissions trading, economic incentives, kyoto protocol, climate change, market mechanisms
Economic Policy | Environmental Policy
This paper offers suggestions for climate change policies advancing technological changes necessary for sustainable development. It first explains why relentless pursuit of cost effectiveness through broad environmental benefit trading does not maximize long term technological advancement and explores options for narrowing trading's design. It then explores two alternatives to Kyoto style trading to show how a goal of creating a positive long term economic dynamic
Driesen, David M., "Toward Sustainable Technology" (2009). College of Law Faculty Scholarship. 36.
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