From San Francisco Public Press, a series on cap-and-trade, California-style. Among the findings: car pollution will increase, carbon offsets could mean pollution-as-usual, low-carbon power in California could increase emissions elsewhere, and plans to replace forest with tree farms could backfire. But there is good news in some areas, where carbon credits provide incentives for preservation. Start reading the series here.
Photo credit: Ian Umeda, San Francisco Public Press