The Center for American Progress has released a detailed road map of just how Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-Nev.) should combine various climate and energy
The Center for American Progress has released a detailed road map of just how Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-Nev.) should combine various climate and energy proposals to form a comprehensive bill that will make progressives happy.
The report — which is authored by CAP senior fellow Dan Weiss and special assistants for energy policy Susan Lyon and Tina Ramos — includes a prescription for a utility-only cap on carbon emissions that draws from bills authored by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.); Kerry and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.); and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine). The bills are the American Power Act, the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act and the Carbon Limits and Energy for America’s Renewal Act, respectively.
According to the report:
The report also includes recommendations on an oil spill response, energy efficiency and a renewable energy standard.
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