The Great Debate

Time for the GOP to become green

May 20, 2009

Rob Sisson is president of Republicans for Environmental Protection. All opinions expressed are his own.

Slicing and dicing to gain support for cap-and-trade

May 12, 2009

John Kemp Great Debate– John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

The economic cost of climate change legislation

April 23, 2009

 Diana Furchtgott-Roth– Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute.  The views expressed are her own. —

A new vision for the Summit of the Americas

April 15, 2009
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– Jeffrey W. Rubin is professor of history and a research associate at the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs at Boston University, where he directs the Enduring Reform Project. Emma Sokoloff-Rubin is a Yale undergraduate and an associate editor of The Yale Globalist. The views expressed are their own. –

Democratic divisions stall U.S. cap-and-trade

April 8, 2009

John Kemp Great DebateProspects for enacting a cap-and-trade program regulating U.S. greenhouse gas emissions later this year have receded following a vote in the Senate exposing deep divisions within the Democratic Party.

from Felix Salmon:

Another reason why inflation is a good idea

By Felix Salmon
April 7, 2009

Megan McArdle is unhappy with the state of green consumption:

When I look back at almost every "environmentally friendly" alternative product I've seen being widely touted as a cost-free way to lower our footprint, held back only by the indecent vermin at "industry" who don't care about the environment, I notice a common theme: the replacement good has really really sucked compared to the old, inefficient version.

First the stock market, now water

March 12, 2009

Jonas Minton– Jonas Minton is Water Policy Advisor for the Planning and Conservation League, an environmental advocacy organization.  Previously he was deputy director of the California Department of Water Resources. The views expressed are his own. –

Climate change and the WSJ

By Reuters Staff
March 6, 2009

wsjIn “The Wall Street Journal of Atmospheric Sciences“, Stuart Gaffin, a climate researcher at Columbia University, takes on the newspaper’s presentation of global warming.

U.S. cap-and-trade choice inferior to carbon tax

February 27, 2009

John Kemp Great Debate– John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

Clean energy investment needs greener light

By Paul Taylor
February 10, 2009

– Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –