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REFF: Green Wall Street Says Now Is Not The Time To Cut Government Spending

The question on the minds of many clean energy financiers and developers alike: What happens when the green stimulus programs end?

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Will Cap-and-Trade Go The Way of The Public Option?

On Sunday White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, when asked whether President Obama would sign a bill that did not include a� price on carbon, said Obama had campaigned on cap-and-trade and believed that a comprehensive energy and climate change legislation should seek to cut carbon. Without specifically mentioning cap-and-trade, however, Emanuel avoided giving…

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Guestblog: 10 (More) Proposals For a Comprehensive Clean Energy Policy

Michael J. Zimmer is Of Counsel with Thompson Hine LLP in Washington DC. He serves on the American Bar Association�s Renewable Energy and Carbon Trading Committee and the Environmental Finance Committee. He is� also vice chair of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) biomass coordinating council and is an executive in Residence at Ohio…

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Five Hurdles Standing In The Way Of A Comprehensive Climate Change Law

President Obama wants to Congress to pass energy and climate legislation and he’s using the Gulf oil spill as a springboard. There are a lot of hurdles in the way. 1: Enviros’ unrealistic expectations Based on last night’s reactions, the environmental community was looking for more�climate bill specifics�from the president. It seems many have grown…

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Reblog: A Closer Look at the Kerry-Lieberman Cap-and-Trade Proposal

The lion�s share of the allowance value in the American Power Act goes to consumers and public purposes and only 18% accrues to private industry, Harvard’s Robert Stavins finds.

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