Deep Dive 92 –  The Constitutionality of California’s Cap and Trade Agreement with Quebec

Deep Dive 92 – The Constitutionality of California’s Cap and Trade Agreement with Quebec

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The state of California and the Canadian province of Quebec have agreed to link their cap-and-trade systems for carbon emissions – these systems require polluters to pay for a permit when they emit greenhouse gases.

Now the federal government is suing California. The lawsuit alleges that this agreement violates the Constitution, which says states can’t make international treaties or enter into compacts with foreign powers without the consent of Congress. And it also alleges that California’s ... Más informaciones

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