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Commentary by Ethan N. Elkind, Betony Jonesand F. Noel Perry in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Cap-and-trade system an economic net positive for Inland Empire

California legislators are on the verge of voting whether or not to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program — one of the policies critical to meeting the state’s long-term climate change goals. As they debate the measures, they should be aware of the economic and job impacts of cap and trade in the state’s most environmentally and economically challenged regions.