Daily Archives: October 2, 2008

In V-P debate, ask Biden and Palin for science and policy views on human-driven global warming

The vice-presidential candidates debate tonight should include questions that enable viewers to compare and contrast the candidates’ positions on the fundamental challenge of human-driven global climate disruption.  While Obama and McCain differ less radically in their stated positions on climate … Continue reading

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Regional CO2 cap-and-trade program (RGGI) is launched: how will auction revenues be spent?

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)—the first mandatory market-based system in the US for reducing CO2 emissions—got off to an official start last week.  Ten northeastern and mid-Atlantic states have opted into this regional cap-and-trade program designed to curb carbon … Continue reading

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