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The Kerry-Graham Partnership: A Breakthrough?

The Kerry-Graham partnership is great, but does it mean we’re going to see a climate change bill anytime soon?

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How Long Does it Take to Drive From Copenhagen to Oslo?

President Obama will have plenty of time to make remarks at the U.N. climate change summit on Dec. 7 before he and Michelle hop in the Saab (to show solidarity with GM) and head up to the Nobel ceremony to receive the Peace Prize on Dec. 10.

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Who Will Be Regulated Under Cap-and-Trade? (Hint: Not Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses)

Only 1.3 percent of facilities in manufacturing industries emit more the 25,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year and would be regulated under cap-and-trade bills being considered in the house and senate, a Duke University study concludes.

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Shocker: T. Boone Pickens Is Acting In His Own Interest

The point of climate change legislation, besides limiting global warming, is to unleash the forces of American capitalism on the problem. The companies that are best positioned to capture the incentives will win. Period.

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Do Carol Browner’s Comments Mean Copenhagen is Doomed?

There was a great deal of hand-wringing this weekend over climate czar Carol Browner�s comment at The Atlantic�s �First Draft of History� conference that President Obama signing climate change legislation before the Dec. 7 Copenhangen summit is �not likely to happen.�

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