Tag Archives: cap and trade

Liberals Make Environmental Reform Impossible

Did you do a double-take on the title?  Well, it’s not a typo. Just like health care reform, climate reform isn’t being stopped by Conservatives, it’s the split left causing the stall. While most lefties in Congress can talk-the-talk of curing global warming, they are putting together legislation that does little to curb emissions.  Similar… Read More »

Cap and Trade: A Crisis in the Making

With health care reform, racist czars, and the war in Afghanistan taking front-stage lately, the Waxman-Markey bill (H.R. 2454) which contains cap and trade has gotten little attention.  While the bill has several promising proposals for modernizing our power infrastructure and moving us towards more sources of renewable energy, there are considerable issues with the market-based pollution controls in the bill.  This bill has the potential to create a crisis without having the potential to solve the unproven issue that it seeks to remedy.

If You Like Your Country, You Can Keep It

Critical legislation is being drafted, reviewed, written about, praised, slammed, publicized and soon… voted upon. Some of this legislation, Health Care Reform and Cap and Trade, has brought a groundswell of criticism from conservative Americans – soon after, criticisms of the criticism by liberals. Why have conservatives suddenly become so aware, so vocal, so active? … Read More »