What is cap and trade system? - Definition from WhatIs.com

Definition

cap and trade system

Part of the Business terms glossary:

A cap and trade system is a market-based approach to controlling pollution that allows corporations or national governments to trade emissions allowances under an overall cap, or limit, on those emissions. 

 

Learn More About IT:
> The Environmental Protection Agency provides more information about a cap and trade system at EPA.gov.
> Jason Mathers explained how a cap and trade system might work in Catalyst Magazine.
> Matt Stansberry blogged about carbon cap and trade legislation at Server Specs.

This was last updated in June 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Related Terms

Definitions

  • professional services

    - Professional services, in the IT context, are services that a contractor or product vendor provides to help customers plan, design, implement and manage technology projects and systems. (SearchITChannel.com)

  • paternalistic leadership

    - Paternalistic leadership is a managerial style in which a dominant patriarch takes complete charge of his subordinates, the employees in an organization. (SearchCIO.com)

  • vCIO (virtual CIO)

    - A vCIO, or virtual CIO, serves as an organization's chief information officer, but is a contractor rather than a regular employee. (SearchITChannel.com)

Glossaries

  • Business terms

    - Terms related to business, including definitions about project management and words and phrases about human resources, finance and vertical industries.

  • Internet applications

    - This WhatIs.com glossary contains terms related to Internet applications, including definitions about Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models and words and phrases about web sites, e-commerce ...

Ask a Question About cap and trade systemPowered by ITKnowledgeExchange.com

Get answers from your peers on your most technical challenges

Tech TalkComment

Share
Comments

    Results

    Contribute to the conversation

    All fields are required. Comments will appear at the bottom of the article.