The Green New Deal resolution recently introduced by Democrats in Congress calls for the US to quickly decarbonize its economy, but does not mention carbon pricing, a strategy supported by many economists. In a recent editorial, The Washington Post laid out its case for putting a high price on carbon to encourage decarbonization rather than imposing government mandates.
When Senator John Kerry was named U.S. secretary of state, it opened a vacancy in the Senate. Now, with a special election approaching, campaigning is ramping up. The Republicans, seeing how vulnerable they were among Latinos last November, have chosen a candidate who could be straight out of central casting.
Congressman Ed Markey, chairman of the House energy commitee, came out strongly yesterday against BP. Julie Mason, White House correspondent for the Washington Examiner says some Democrats now expect President Obama to follow Markey's foosteps.
A conversation with Representative Ed Markey (D-MA), coauthor of the clean energy and climate bill that has cleared its first hurdle by passing 33-25 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The bill, H.R. 2454, is expected to be addressed by other Hou
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