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Waxman Markey Bill

No Climate Change Bill This Year, Says Obama Adviser

The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP)- President Barack Obama's top energy adviser says there is no way Congress will be able to pass a bill on climate change this year. "...

Study: Climate Bill's Benefits Far Outweigh Costs

Wall Street Journal | Keith Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So much of the wailing and gnashing of teeth around the climate bill in Congress revolves around the costs of curbing greenhouse-gas emissions. What a...

Sahil Kapur

Inhofe: Nothing Could Make Me Vote For Climate Bill | Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats are hoping to complete the task that their colleagues in the House began two weeks ago -- passing the most ambitious climate bill eve...

Why We Overestimate the Costs of Tackling Climate Change

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Do you believe the American people can figure out innovative, profitable ways to transition to clean energy if they put their shoulders to it?

The Climate Gap: Is Federal Climate Policy Doing Enough to Narrow the Disparities for People of Color and the Poor?

Rachel Morello-Frosch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rachel Morello-Frosch

Extreme weather events such as heat waves, droughts and floods as well as increased air pollution and higher prices for basic necessities will disproportionately impact people of color and the poor.

Washington Post Columnist Steven Pearlstein Gets Climate Bill Wrong

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Pearlstein's hyperbole is par for the course these days. Lots of people have taken to exaggerating the complexity and opacity of the Waxman-Markey bill based primarily on its page length.

Joe Barton Begins "Guerrilla Warfare" On Climate Bill

The Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The markup session for the landmark Waxman-Markey climate and energy bill is underway in the House Energy and Commerce Committee (live webcast from C-...

What Are the Carbon Costs in Your State?

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

Unfortunately, the economics of estimating how much climate policy might cost households has almost as many variables and feedback loops as climate science.