This presentation was featured at the Will Steger Foundation's 2008 Summer Institute. This PowerPoint was presented by J. Drake Hamilton, Science Policy Director at Fresh Energy. This presentation primarily focuses on the policy of cap and trade.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
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TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
This is a good analysis of the possibility of cap and trade. It explains the benefit of market-based regulation of greenhouse gas emissions and how the policy would work on a large scale. It also talks a little about regional solutions near Minnesota.
Assessment is at the discretion of the educator.