Why the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act Is a Big, Awesome Deal
DECEMBER 18, 2014
We at Sightline are always saying that a well-designed program can hold polluters accountable while transitioning the Pacific Northwest to a clean and prosperous future. Yesterday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee unveiled a package of climate policies, including the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act. First, there are several aspects of Washington’s proposal that would make it truly first in class: 100 percent auctions —no free giveaways to polluters.