Aleta, our usual blogger, is on vacation; I (Cass) am attempting to take up the slack, but you she’s much better at this…
364 days later, looking back at Waxman-Markey (6/25/2010)
One year ago, the stars seemed aligned for Congress to enact a sweeping climate and energy bill. Democrats held large majorities on Capitol Hill, President Obama touted a cap-and-trade plan as one of his top legislative priorities, and the House passed a historic bill setting mandatory limits on greenhouse gas emissions. A year ago tomorrow….
Leaders of the world’s biggest economies will pledge on Sunday to phase out subsidies for “inefficient” fossil fuels, in a statement toughened at the last minute at the urging of the United States, Group of 20 sources said.
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