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 […]
Tag: "cap and trade"
In an article in the Calgary Herald, Lorne Gunter reveals that leading climatologists are saying that the Earth has been cooling for a decade and will continue to for a few more. This isn’t making news in the main-stream media and it likely won’t. If we aren’t all scared-to-death about it, key portions of the […]
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.
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? […]