Definitions for ORS 352.247 and 468A.200 to 468A.260
Definitions for ORS 352.823 (Oregon Climate Change Research Institute) and 468A.200 (Legislative findings) to 468A.260 (Report to Legislative Assembly). As used in ORS 352.823 (Oregon Climate Change Research Institute) and 468A.200 (Legislative findings) to 468A.260 (Report to Legislative Assembly):
(1) “Global warming” means an increase in the average temperature of the earth’s atmosphere that is associated with the release of greenhouse gases.
(2) “Greenhouse gas” means any gas that contributes to anthropogenic global warming including, but not limited to, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and sulfur hexafluoride.
(3) “Greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system” means a system that:
(a) Establishes a total cap on greenhouse gas emissions from an identified group of emitters;
(b) Establishes a market for allowances that represent emissions; and
(c) Allows trading of allowances among greenhouse gas emitters. [2007 c.907 §3]
Note: See note under 468A.200 (Legislative findings).
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