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WRI Summary of S.1462, the American Clean Energy Leadership Act

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,

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Unfinished Business on Earth Day's 40th Anniversary

While Earth Day’s founders couldn’t have predicted it, acting on climate change has become the country’s great unfinished business.

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Bottom Line on Climate Bill Compliance

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...

WRI Summary of the Carbon Limits and Energy for America's Renewal Act

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.

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Cap-and-Trade Comes Of Age in Europe

How industry has learned to live with (and perhaps even love) cap-and-trade in Europe.

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Detailed Summary of the S. 2729 Clean Energy Partnerships Act of 2009

This document provides a detailed summary of the greenhouse gas (GHG) offset provisions in the Clean Energy Partnerships Act of 2009 (S.2729), which was introduced as a bill by Senators Stabenow, Baucus, Klobuchar, Brown, Begich and Harkin on November 5, 2009.

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