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    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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    The Truth About Cap-and-Trade in Europe

    Has cap-and-trade in Europe worked? WRI’s Senior Fellow Jill Duggan, who helped implement the EU trading scheme, sorts the myths from reality.

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    Fact Sheet: Stacking Payments for Ecosystem Services

    Payments for ecosystem services are becoming an increasingly important part of the U.S. business and regulatory landscape. As programs that provide payments for ecosystem services grow, policy makers will need to determine how these various payments should interact with each other.

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    Countdown to Copenhagen: Reviewing and Verifying International Climate Action

    Climate change is a global issue that requires action from all countries. As the U.S. Congress develops a domestic climate and energy package, the United States seeks assurance that other countries will also act and a means to track the progress of commitments by verifying that actions have been implemented.

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    Ensuring Greenhouse Gas Offset Quality in the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act

    S.1733, the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act (CEJAPA) also known as the Kerry Boxer bill , provides a number of important provisions that will ensure that offsets used in the U.S. cap-and-trade program represent real, additional, measurable and verified greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions.

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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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