RFF Senior Fellow Dallas Burtraw is quoted in a syndicated Associated Press article about the recent cap-and-trade legislation in Oregon. Listed below is Burtraw's full quote:
"Dallas Burtraw, an economist with the think tank Resources for the Future who advises California’s cap-and-trade program, said cap and trade is still the most efficient way to reduce emissions. High pricing is a powerful motivator in encouraging businesses to invest in green technology, something Burtraw said will set Oregon apart and possibly provide an economic boost.
"'These programs can cut emissions all while providing a more stable business environment that will attract new investors,' Burtraw said."
Read the full article here.