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Bottom Line on Carbon Taxes

Climate policy debates often feature discussions about the role of a carbon tax, either as an alternative or a supplement to a cap-and-trade program. This fact sheet describes the similarities and differences between the two policy approaches and answers other common questions about a tax on...

Bottom Line on Cap-and-Trade

Cap-and-trade programs are the foundation of many climate policy proposals and have been a focus of debate in state, regional, and national legislatures. This fact sheet provides answers to some of the basic questions about cap-and-trade programs and reviews how such a system might work in the...

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

Summary of S. 2191

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...

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