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A Price Tag On Carbon As A Climate Rescue Plan

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CAP AND TRADE
FILE - This March 9, 2010 file photo shows a tanker truck passing the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, Calif. On Weds., Nov. 14, 2012, California’s largest greenhouse gas emitters will for the first time begin buying permits in a landmark “cap-and-trade” system meant to control emissions of heat-trapping gases and spur investment in clean technologies. The program is a key part of California’s 2006 climate-change law, AB32, a suite of regulations that dictate standards for c | ASSOCIATED PRESS

KEWAUNEE, Wis. — Bryan T. Pagel, a dairy farmer, watched as a glistening slurry of cow manure disappeared down a culvert. If recycling the waste on his family’s farm would help to save the world, he was happy to go along.

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