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Testimony Before the House Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives
Like many other requirements of the Clean Air Act (the Act), the standards of performance under section 111 are designed and implemented through a federal-state partnership. EPA lists the categorie
Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2008 Manager's Substitute Amendment...
This is a summary of S.2191 Manager’s substitute amendment released on May 21, 2008. The substitute reflects a substantially revised version of S.2191. This summary is not exhaustive but does cover nearly all sections of the bill. It is divided into relevant cap and trade design element...
How Agriculture and Forestry Can Help Lower Costs in a Low Carbon Economy
Testimony Before the Senate Subcommittee on Rural Revitalization, Conservation, Forestry, and Credit of the United States Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Deploying Carbon Capture and Storage Systems in the U.S. at Scaleby , , and -
Note: the size of the bubbles indicates the total CO2 emissions from the industry in 2002.
International Competition and U.S. Climate Policy Designby , , , and -
A Physical Accounting of the U.S. Industrial Economy
This report analyzes WRI's material flow dataset by economic sector, identifies the environmental implications of national trends in materials use, and recommends several policy alternatives to the U.S. government for incorporating and using these accounts....