In arguing against cap-and-trade policies, opponents often try to have their cake and eat it too, using contradictory logic and selective use of statistics to make their case.
Can the U.S. Economy Be Both Climate Friendly and Competitive?by -
Forests are one of three major approaches for reducing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere (the other two are energy efficiency and low-carbon energy sources).
A sound understanding of the economics
of offsets-in particular, of the potential
supply of offsets under future policy
scenarios and market conditions-is
critically important for policymakers
as they address major design decisions
in crafting climate policy....
This "roadmap" presents the results of a year-long
effort by the [Center for Strategic and International Studies](http://www.csis.org) (CSIS) and WRI to identify a set of policies to
address energy security and climate change simultaneously...
Here is why WRI supports the USCAP Blueprint, which provides a framework to shift the U.S. to a low carbon economy, and a more secure energy future.