This analysis provides an assessment of reductions in net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions relative to total U.S. emissions that could be achieved by pollution reduction proposals currently under consideration in the 111th Congress. A full description of the methods and assumptions behind this...
This summary provides a concise overview of the American Power Act (APA) released as a discussion draft by Senators John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman on May 12, 2010.
This summary provides a concise overview of the American Clean Energy Leadership Act (here in referred to as the ACELA) as reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on June 17,
This post originally appeared on the National Journal Energy & Environment Blog.
While Earth Day’s founders couldn’t have predicted it, acting on climate change has become the country’s great unfinished business.
U.S. policymakers at the federal, regional and state level are discussing market-based policies
to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Below are answers to
commonly asked questions about the scope of such legislation and the costs and benefits for...
This summary provides a concise overview of S. 2877, the Carbon Limits and Energy for America's Renewal Act (herein referred to as CLEARA), as introduced by Senators Cantwell and Collins on December 11, 2009.
Federal legislators should look to the states for some key lessons on cap-and-trade.
An explanation of how WRI conducts analysis of climate and energy proposals before the US Congress.
I was surprised to learn from Nordhaus and Shellenberger’s recent piece in Foreign Policy that WRI has magical powers.