Watching Government: A carbon market glimpse

Nick SnowWashington EditorCredit Section 750 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act for providing a glimpse of what might have been. It basically made a federal interagency group, led by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, study how a carbon emissions market would need to function if last year's House climate change bill, with its cap-and-trade provision, had become law.The group, which included the US Treasury and Agriculture secretaries, the EIA and EPA administrators, and chairmen from the US FERC, SEC, and FTC, issued its report on Jan. 18.The report listed four main objectives: facilitate and protect price discovery in carbon markets; ensure appropr...

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