June 12, 2008 E-Newsletter
Feature: Lieberman-Warner Bill on the Senate Floor
Cap-and-Trade Legislation is Discussed on Capitol Hill
Last week, the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2008 (S.3036) was the topic of discussion on the U.S. Senate floor. Our new resource section pulls together resources on the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act, including brief & expanded bill summaries, economic analyses, and daily updates on the Senate debate.
Also in this issue, Eileen Claussen and Manik Roy discuss lessons learned and future prospects for cap and trade legislation.
|Letter from Eileen Claussen|
Pew Center President Eileen Claussen shares her thoughts on last week's Senate activity on S.3036, the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2008.
Modeling International Policy Scenarios
The Pew Center, in collaboration with the Battelle Memorial Institute, is modeling a range of post-2012 climate policy scenarios.
Interim results were presented at the UNFCCC climate change talks in Bonn, Germany. (June 10, 2008)
New Lieberman-Warner Economic Insights
The latest paper from the Pew Center, "Towards a Dialogue on Federal and State Roles in U.S. Climate Policy," evaluates possible approaches on how to delineate state and federal roles in a comprehensive nationwide climate change program. (June 12, 2008)
Background and Insights on Shared Roles in Policymaking
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Pew Center Staff in the Media
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