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Market Failure
Market Failure
Europe’s Decrepit Carbon Market Gets a Grim Prognosis

The EU’s ailing Emissions Trading System is looking more useless than ever before.

Market Failure
California’s Cap-and-Trade Goes Unpaid

The green scheme’s latest quarterly auction was yet another disappointment.

Market Failure
California May Have World’s Worst Carbon Market

All is not well in the Golden State’s fledgling carbon market.

Market Failure
Carbon Markets Are Failing on a Global Scale

From the US to Europe to Asia, the price of carbon is way too low to affect serious change in emissions habits.

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An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


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social norms

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