"Dallas Burtraw, a senior fellow with the think tank Resources for the Future (RFF) who closely follows cap-and-trade programs, tells InsideEPA/climate that the bipartisan vote to extend the Golden State's program to 2030 is the clearest proof yet that bipartisanship is needed for such programs to survive over the long term. 'Climate policy that reduces emissions will impact everyone, but not as much as an unbridled changing climate. Addressing this issue requires some element of social consensus, and bipartisanship makes a lasting solution possible,' Burtraw says."
GOP Backing For California Cap-And-Trade Expansion Key To Durability
Media Highlight from Inside EPA — July 25, 2017