Jonathan LashCap or Tax? Key Questions and Answers
February 3, 2009
Debate is raging about the relative merits of a carbon tax or a cap and trade system as the centerpiece of federal legislation to reduce emissions that fuel global warming. WRI President Jonathan Lash explains why cap and trade must be the U.S. policy instrument of choice. Download the PDF.
Jennifer LaykeGetting Started: Toward a Low Carbon U.S. Economy
January 28, 2009
Jennifer Layke, deputy director of WRI’s Climate, Energy and Pollution Program, sets an agenda for Congress, and answers concerns about potential effects on the economy.
Jonathan PershingPoznan Prognosis: Key Questions and Answers
November 17, 2008
WRI’s Climate Program Director Jonathan Pershing discusses the likely outcomes of the upcoming UNFCCC Convention in Poznan, Poland.