Report: Economic Benefits Of Cap And Trade Will Outweigh The Costs In Oregon

A new economic report finds Oregon’s proposed cap-and-trade plan would create thousands of jobs and boost household income while creating only modest increases in energy prices.

Moreover, the report concludes, the more aggressive interim cap on greenhouse gas emissions proposed for 2035 would create even more economic benefits than a more gradual decline in emissions from 2021 and 2050.

Source: KUOW – Report: Economic Benefits Of Cap And Trade Will Outweigh The Costs In Oregon