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All Cap-and-Trade Is Local

Last spring, speaking to a group of MBA students and cleantech and renewable energy investors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Exelon CEO John Rowe, an ardent defender of cap-and-trade, vowed that carbon pricing was not a matter of “if but “when” and that companies like his were already  factoring a priced carbon in…

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Senate Democrats Kill Cap-and-Trade Bill

Cap -and -trade is officially dead. This afternoon Senate Democrats, in a caucus meeting, decided not to pursue legislation that would seek to cap carbon and other green house gases by pricing them, a market-friendly scheme known as cap-and-trade. This is a clear setback for cleantech and renewable energy companies.� A comprehensive climate change and…

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Kerry � Lieberman: The Reaction

Reaction to the Kerry – Lieberman climate change and energy legislation has been positive, largely for being what it is: A solid effort by the U.S. to tackle the climate change issue that comes years after major industrialized nations in Europe rolled out their own carbon-pricing plan. See here, for our analysis on the bill’s…

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Full Push For A Senate Climate Change Bill

Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.), Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) are pushing ahead to get their bi-partisan climate change and energy bill on the Senate floor for a full vote.

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This Week In Green Energy: Cap and What�?

It’s got to be cap-and-trade, anything else won’t work. That’s, in essence, what John Rowe, CEO of Chicago-based power company Exelon, told attendees of the MIT Energy Conference on Saturday in Boston. In a side interview with GER following his prepared remarks, Rowe said that he did not believe alternative proposals, including cap-and-dividend could work….

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