The results of the first Ontario cap and trade were announced on April 3. The response was generally positive. Below is a sample of the coverage from mainstream media as well as carbon focused publications.
Analysis of the results will be presented at the Ontario Cap and Trade Forum later this month.
Summary Results Report / Auction outcomes – press release from MOECC
Inaugural Ontario CO2 auction sells out at slight premium to price floor – Carbon Pulse, April 3rd
Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction a sellout – Toronto Star, April 4
Cap-and-trade off to a good start, but the trouble still lies ahead – Ottawa Citizen, April 4
Businesses need more support to limit cap and trade impact: Ontario Chamber of Commerce – Letter/Release from Ontario Chamber of Commerce, April 4
First Ontario cap and trade auction will lower emissions, save money – David Suzuki Foundation, April 4th
Cap And Trade Is Off To A Good Start In Ontario. Now Let It Go To Work. – Huffington Post, April 7