Market-Based Instruments with Chinese Characteristics: The Feasibility of Cap-and-Trade Implementation to Reduce SO2 Emissions in China and the Role of the U.S. EPA
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The U.S. and Chinese environmental protection agencies have agreed to pursue the use of market-based instruments to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions in China. This report explores the feasibility of using cap-and-trade, a specific type of market-based instrument, in reducing emissions in the current Chinese context. It assesses the political and regulatory feasibility, administrative feasibility, and the economic feasibility of China implementing a cap-and-trade policy to control SO2 emissions.