Topic: American Power Act
The EPA has released an economic analysis of the climate-energy bill that could give the legislation a boost.
06/16/2010 08:45 pm
Editorial Board Blog Obama speech on Gulf oil spill and climate change: Why hard cost figures are needed
Few politicians want to debate the real costs of fighting climate change. Will, for example, gasoline be $5 a gallon or not? Perhaps a bill would pass if there were more honesty and openness about the real impact of hiking the price of carbon.
06/16/2010 03:15 pm
Senator John Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and coauthor of a major climate and energy bill, discussed the chances of the bill clearing Congress this year at a May 26 Monitor Breakfast.
06/15/2010 06:23 pm
05/27/2010 10:11 am
The American Power Act subsidizes natural gas for the trucking industry. A well-executed green conversion for the some three million trucks on road right now would not only reduce carbon emissions but add more than half-a-million green jobs to the economy.
05/14/2010 01:00 pm
A climate-energy bill – one intended to appeal to enough factions to proceed through the Senate – was unveiled Wednesday after months of negotiations. But it recently lost its Republican sponsor, complicating its future.
05/12/2010 06:28 pm
Linguist George Lakoff maintains that humans lack good ways to verbalize complex issues like climate change; the Monitor's language columnist tries to imagine things otherwise.
11/30/2009 12:00 am