UCLA Luskin Center study shows low-income Californians benefit from cap-and-trade

April 5, 2016
Cap-and-trade forces the biggest producers of greenhouse gas — including electricity utilities, natural gas utilities and fuel distributors — to pay to pollute.
Cap-and-trade forces the biggest producers of greenhouse gas — including electricity utilities, natural gas utilities and fuel distributors — to pay to pollute.
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A UCLA Luskin Center study conducted by Julien Gattaciecca, Colleen Callahan, and J.R. DeShazo (UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation) has found that low-income households will be protected from the economic burden of cap-and-trade as Californians transition to a cleaner, lower-carbon economy.

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