Quantifying Carbon

Understand cap-and-trade implications as U.S. West Coast & Canadian provinces combine emissions reduction initiatives
Quantifying Carbon: Cap-and-trade spreads as U.S. West Coast & Canadian provinces combine market-based emissions reduction initiatives

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On January 1, Ontario became linked with California and Quebec’s carbon allowance program, prompting uncertainty about carbon reduction programs and pricing structures in this expanded market.

Download this free white paper and get an understanding of:

  • Carbon prices in California, Quebec and Ontario, as well as open interest levels for ICE CCA futures contracts, as the market evolves.
  • Headwinds for each jurisdiction moving forward – as well as some wildcard scenarios.
  • The impact on California Cap-at-the-Rack.
  • The results of the Q1 2018 California/Quebec/Ontario auction (the first to include Ontario) with comparisons to the prior year.

Plus, grasp the current market in greater context with:

  • A history/timeline of each jurisdiction’s cap-and-trade program.
  • A comparison of key aspects of each region’s program.
  • A spotlight on California’s place in the global climate change environment.

About the Author

Bridget Hunsucker, OPIS Senior Editor, Carbon

Bridget Hunsucker
OPIS Senior Editor, Carbon

Bridget is a Senior Editor with OPIS and covers the U.S. Carbon Markets. She has assessed and analyzed U.S. crude and refined products spot markets for more than a decade. Her expertise runs the length of the oil supply chain to include pricing trends, U.S. refinery operations and midstream logistics in pipeline, rail and waterborne. A journalist by trade, Bridget was a key industry commentator during the transformation of the North American crude landscape, penning an abundance of feature stories and white papers on the topics of shale oil, crude by rail and the “re-piping” of the United States. Bridget has a bachelor’s of arts in print journalism from the University of Houston.