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Obama Cap and Trade

Barack Obama And The Rationale For Ecosystem Service Markets

Forest Trends | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green
Forest Trends

Tweet Share If there's one thing US President Barack Obama understands, it's the danger of sticker shock. "People don't like gas prices going up," h...

Two Notable Events Prompt Examination of an Important Property of Cap-and-Trade

Robert Stavins | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
Robert Stavins

Governments have repeatedly set the overall emissions cap and then left it up to the political process to allocate the available number of allowances among sources to build support for an initiative without reducing the system's environmental performance or driving up its cost.

Parlez-Vous Cap-and-Trade?

Douglas A. Kysar | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Douglas A. Kysar

California's goal is not merely to create linkages with foreign cap-and-trade systems, but also to inspire and cajole its own federal government, and indeed the world, to act.

The Climate Post: Obama Moves Ahead With Oil Sanctions as Gas Prices Climb

Jan Mazurek | Posted 06.09.2012 | Green
Jan Mazurek

Oil prices have climbed this year amid lingering tensions with Iran, with the price of gas now averaging around $3.92 a gallon -- and experts are warning more increases are on the way. Back home in their districts, legislators are using oil prices to fuel campaign rhetoric.

Obama Drops Cap-And-Trade, Just "One Way Of Skinning That Cat"

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he will look for ways to control global warming other than placing a ceiling on greenhouse ga...

Senate Democrats Tell White House: Drop Cap And Trade Climate Change Bill

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Bruised by the health care debate and worried about what 2010 will bring, moderate Senate Democrats are urging the White House to give up now on any e...

Cap-and-Trade and a Case for Special Cases from Alaska's Far North

Bill Streever | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Streever

The emerging energy policy seems fair minded, really nothing more than "user pays." But consider the unintended consequences on one of society's most disenfranchised minorities.

Reid: There's "No Big Plot" For Funding Health Care Reform

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Tuesday there is "no big plot" to pay for healthcare reform with cap-and-trade revenues in the federal...

Obama: Polluters Must Pay

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama today plans to propose spending $150 billion over 10 years on new clean-energy programs, including prop...