POLITICO: "The Battle over a Key(stone) Climate Fix"
Senior Research Analyst Maya Domeshek shares her insights on RGGI.
California operates a cap-and-trade program with Quebec, Canada. And Washington state and Oregon recently enacted their own statewide schemes. But RGGI is by far the nation’s largest and longest operating multistate system, which matters in a country that has failed to enact sweeping federal climate policies.
“In the absence of a comprehensive federal climate policy, [these programs] are pretty much the only game in town,” said Maya Domeshek, a senior research analyst at Resources for the Future.