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Recent Reports

Regional Cap and Trade: Lessons from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and Western Climate Initiative

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The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Impact of a Carbon Pollution Charge in Maryland

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Benefits of the Regional Carbon Cost Collection Initiative

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An Analysis of Impacts on Households at Different Income Levels from Carbon Pollution Pricing in Maryland

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How to design carbon pollution pricing in your state

Climate XChange has extensive experience in carbon pricing policy design and analysis at the state level. We provide in-depth economic analysis, design recommendations, and expert testimony to stakeholders in different states to help craft carbon pricing policy and advance advocacy campaigns.

Each state has a unique economic makeup that interacts with carbon pricing differently. We can provide impact analysis on both businesses and households, a vital consideration in informing policy design to ensure the entire economy thrives under a cleaner future.

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Regional Cap and Trade: Lessons from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and Western Climate Initiative

TWO LARGE CAP-AND-TRADE SYSTEMS for carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) exist in the U.S. — the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) that currently covers ten Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states; and the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), which now includes California and the...

The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Impact of a Carbon Pollution Charge in Maryland

Maryland has a strong commitment to fighting climate change. In 2009, the state passed the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act (GGRA) that “requires the state to achieve a minimum 25% reduction in statewide greenhouse gas emissions from 2006 levels by2020.” The...

Benefits of the Regional Carbon Cost Collection Initiative

The Regional Carbon Cost Collection Initiative is a carbon-fee-and-dividend plan proposed by Climate XChange Maryland (CXC-MD). It is designed to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution arising from the burning of fossil fuels in the residential, commercial, industrial, electricity, and transportation sectors,...

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