Issue Brief

What is the Value of Being First? Perspectives from the California and Sweden Experiences

May 7, 2013 | Dallas Burtraw, Daniel F. Morris, Lars Zetterberg


Multiple approaches and policy instruments have played essential roles in the environmental successes of California and Sweden. Success in both Sweden and California has been built on research and development. This element of success includes natural science, technology, and social science research. here exists a crucial interaction between air pollution policy and climate policy that requires coordinated policies in the future.