Climate: Securing a cleaner future

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  • Type: Report
    Date: September 24, 2018
  • Type: Fact Sheet
    Date: September 11, 2018
    Twenty U.S. states and the District of Columbia have set bold goals to reduce planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions. This fact sheet highlights how well-designed carbon markets are critical tools in the policy toolbox to put states on track to meet their climate targets at low cost.
  • Type: Fact Sheet
    Date: September 11, 2018
    For decades, and in partnership with many other groups, Environmental Defense Fund has championed market-based solutions to environmental problems. Combining world-class analytical resources with a practical, hands-on approach, EDF has a strong track record designing and implementing markets at the international, national, state and provincial, and city levels. This timeline highlights market-based successes that EDF had a particular hand in. 

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