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The Week In Green Energy: The Local Option

A week after the Democratic Senate leadership killed comprehensive energy reform, the onus is on the states to fix the country’s emission and energy problems. We saw the beginnings of this with the release, this week, by the Western Climate Change Initiative (WCI) of a proposal that over the next 10 years would seek to…

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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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