March 5, 2012

Linking Climate Policy to Fiscal & Enviro Reform

Ted Gayer, Brookings Institute

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Both presidential candidates in 2008 campaigned for an economy-wide cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases as the centerpiece of climate policy. Senator John McCain was an early and frequent supporter of cap-and-trade, co-sponsoring a number of such bills, including the Climate Stewardship Act of 2003 and the Climate Stewardship and Innovation Act of 2007. . .

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TAGGED: Carbon Taxes, Cap And Trade, Economy, Environmentalism, U.S. Energy Policy, U.S. Environmental Policy, Brookings Institute


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