The Great Debate

California voters back weakened climate law

November 3, 2010

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California voters on Tuesday rejected a measure to suspend the state’s innovative climate change law. But the state’s emission trading scheme has been substantially diluted to buy off opposition from energy-intensive industries and allay fears about job losses.

States see pushback against carbon trading

April 12, 2010

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Emissions bill overhauled to secure votes

March 3, 2010

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Emissions prices in 2020

February 18, 2010


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California tilts towards cap and refund

February 16, 2010


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Massachusetts election kills cap-and-trade

January 20, 2010

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The Republican Party’s stunning special election victory in deep-blue Massachusetts has killed any lingering prospect of passing cap-and-trade legislation in 2010, and with it international negotiations to produce a binding climate accord before the end of the year.

Senate retirements narrow cap-trade window

January 6, 2010

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Cost of cap-and-trade for U.S. households

December 18, 2009

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Defeats doom climate bill in ’09

November 5, 2009

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from James Pethokoukis:

3 reasons why cap-and-trade is in trouble

September 8, 2009

The man who will almost certainly become Japan's next prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, is promising to cut the nation's greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent from 1990 levels by 2020.