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  • Click here view the newsletterThe Pew Center April 2011 newsletter looks at George Mason University's Center for Climate Change Communication Climate Change Communicator of the Year award, of which Pew Center's own Jay Gulledge is a nominee; the Business of Innovating; the State Federal Workshop; and more. 
  • Click here to view the newsletterThe Pew Center February 2011 newsletter looks at how we are demystifying climate issues, our new transportation report and white papers, climate change and national security, and more.
  • Click here for the newsletterThe Pew Center's 2010 Year in Review newsletter to looks at the COP 16 in Cancun, extreme weather, GHG regulation, and more.Visit the 2010 Year in Review page for a more complete list of Pew Center projects in 2010.
  • Click here for the NewsletterVisit the Pew Center's November 16, 2010, newsletter to learn more about the extreme weather events, federal agencies' climate adaptation activities, and greenhouse gas regulation under the Clean Air Act.
  • Click here for the E-NewsletterVisit the Pew Center's August 11, 2010 newsletter to learn more about the federal leadership in climate adaptation workshop, agriculture and climate change, and our new publications.
  • Click here for the E-NewsletterVisit the Pew Center's June 29, 2010 e-newsletter featuring a Politico op-ed by Pew Center President Eileen Claussen and Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers who call for passing a meaningful energy and climate bill this year that caps emissions from the utility sector first.Additional newsletter highlights include:An analysis of business support for legislationComparison charts of key energy-climate bill provisionsEnergy EfficiencyPlug-in Electric Vehicles
  • Click here for the E-NewsletterVisit the Pew Center's May 20, 2010 newsletter to learn more about the Kerry-Lieberman climate and energy bill, the case for clean energy and climate policy, and our new reports.
  • Click here for the E-NewsletterVisit the Pew Center's March 17, 2010 newsletter to learn more about clean energy jobs, the energy efficiency conference, and climate science realities.  
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  • Click here for the E-NewsletterVisit the Pew Center's annual year-in-review e-newsletter for highlights from Copenhagen, Congress, climate science, and other significant action over the past year. For a listing of the Pew Center's 2009 publications and events, click here.  
  •       U.S. FederalACES ActOn May 21, 2009, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee approved landmark climate and energy legislation. The American Clean Energy and Security Act calls for an economy-wide greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system and key complementary measures.  The full House is expected to vote on the bill this summer. Congressional Testimony Elliot Diringer testified on international aspects of the ACES Act before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.   Policy Tutorials  Watch congressional briefings on international offsets and carbon market design and oversight.  Learn more about cap and trade and complementary policies with our quick policy guide.More Federal news and analysisScience Explaining Black Carbon A new fact sheet describes the importance of black carbon in warming temperatures, melting ice, and impacting public health.  More Science analysisMarkets & BusinessRECs v. Offsets A new brief by the Offset Quality Initiative explains how and why renewable energy certificates differ from GHG offsets.    Climate for ChangeAn article in Eco-structure explores current political and business attitudes toward climate policy and the importance of acting now. More Markets & Business news and analysis International EU Resources A compilation of resources illustrates the EU's greenhouse gas emissions reduction efforts. Competitiveness ReportA new Pew Center report finds energy-intensive manufacturers are likely to face only modest competitiveness impacts under a U.S. greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program.  Pew Center experts discussed the report in a teleconference on May 6, 2009.More International news and analysisState News Midwestern Accord On June 8, 2009, members of the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord released their Advisory Group's draft final recommendations for a regional cap-and-trade program. The program would cap emissions for six U.S. states and the Canadian province of Manitoba. Read Pew's statement.     New Fuel Standards On May 19, 2009 President Obama announced new federal fuel economy standards.  By 2016, the federal standard will achieve the same fuel economy improvement as the California standard for vehicle GHG emissions would have if it were applied nationwide - 35.5mpg.  More State and Regional news Pew Perspectives Straight Talk on Climate CostsEileen Claussen offers a frank assessment of climate policy's costs and benefits in an E&E TV interview.Why cap and trade?Environmental integrity and cost-effectiveness are two critical advantages that make cap and trade the right policy mechanism, argues Eileen Claussen in Yale Environment 360.  More of Pew in the media Donating to the Pew CenterFor eleven years, the Pew Center's mission has been to provide credible information, straight answers, and innovative solutions in the effort to address global climate change. Today, climate change sits atop the list of global issues facing world leaders.We are at a critical juncture in the climate change debate. While it is clear that it will take decades to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to acceptable levels, it is equally clear that we must begin now. Your financial support will help us as we continue our work toward environmentally effective and economically viable solutions to this challenge.    
  •        Waxman-Markey Discussion DraftOn March 31, 2009, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and Energy and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey released a discussion draft of climate and energy legislation.   The proposal calls for an economy-wide cap-and-trade system and critical complementary measures.  The draft bill includes aggressive emission reduction targets as well as measures that will protect U.S. consumers and workers, and deploy low- and zero-emitting technologies. Analysis of the Discussion DraftInternational Measurement, Reporting, & VerificationA report released at a side event in Bonn outlines MRV options in a post-2012 climate agreement.   Events The Pew Center hosted A Forum on International Climate Action with government officials of China, the EU, Japan, and Mexico on March 16, 2009.On March 17, 2009, officials of the Czech Republic, the EU, and Sweden discussed policies and offered insights at A Ministerial Briefing on European Climate Action. Read an analysis of the EU ETS. More International news and analysisState News Wyoming & CCS  On February 26 and 27, 2009, Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal signed three bills to address ownership and liability issues related to geological storage of carbon dioxide.  Low Carbon Fuel Standard On March 5, 2009, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released proposed regulations for a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), which would require transportation fuel providers to lower the life-cycle carbon intensity of their fuels over the next decade.   More state and regional news On February 26 and 27, 2009, Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal signed three bills to address ownership and liability issues related to geological storage of carbon dioxide.  Low Carbon Fuel Standard On March 5, 2009, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released proposed regulations for a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), which would require transportation fuel providers to lower the life-cycle carbon intensity of their fuels over the next decade.   More state and regional news On February 26 and 27, 2009, Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal signed three bills to address ownership and liability issues related to geological storage of carbon dioxide.  Low Carbon Fuel Standard On March 5, 2009, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released proposed regulations for a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), which would require transportation fuel providers to lower the life-cycle carbon intensity of their fuels over the next decade.   More state and regional news Pew PerspectivesPolicy Op-EdEileen Claussen and Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers recommend using free emission allowances in the early years of a cap-and-trade program to reduce price impacts on households and businesses. U.S.-China PartnershipThis op-ed discusses the importance of a U.S.-China partnership on energy and climate change and outlines top priorities for such a collaboration.  StatementsEileen Claussen reacts to President Obama's support for cap and trade and to the EPA's proposed federal GHG registry. More of Pew in the mediaU.S. FederalCompetitiveness Testimony In testimony before the House Energy and Environment Subcommittee, Eileen Claussen discussed competitiveness concerns and climate change policy.   Cap-and-Trade Briefings  On March 6, 2009, presentations on domestic offsets launched a new series of Congressional briefings.  On March 27, the second briefing discussed allowance allocation. Cap v. TaxA brief policy memo explores the similarities and differences between cap and trade and a carbon tax.  More Federal news and analysisScience & EconomicsBenefits Workshop On March 16 and 17, 2009, an expert workshop assessed the economic benefits of avoided climate change.   IPCC UpdateA recent peer-reviewed paper provides revised sensitivities of the IPCC Reasons for Concern (RFCs).   Green JobsA summary of four studies analyzes the potential employment growth in "green jobs."More science and economics analysisCommunicating Climate Change  Effective Communication Communicating effectively on an issue as complex and politically polarizing as climate change can be a challenge. In an effort to help others more fully appreciate the challenges inherent in good climate communications, the Pew Center has created a collection of useful resources and information.   Effective Communication Communicating effectively on an issue as complex and politically polarizing as climate change can be a challenge. In an effort to help others more fully appreciate the challenges inherent in good climate communications, the Pew Center has created a collection of useful resources and information.   Effective Communication Communicating effectively on an issue as complex and politically polarizing as climate change can be a challenge. In an effort to help others more fully appreciate the challenges inherent in good climate communications, the Pew Center has created a collection of useful resources and information.  Celebrating Ten Years Pew Marks Anniversary in Special Issue of Scientific AmericanKey climate-related topics are addressed in the latest special issue of Scientific American Earth 3.0, where you will also find a Pew Center ad celebrating our 10-year anniversary. Donating to the Pew CenterFor ten years, the Pew Center's mission has been to provide credible information, straight answers, and innovative solutions in the effort to address global climate change. Today, climate change sits atop the list of global issues facing world leaders.We are at a critical juncture in the climate change debate. While it is clear that it will take decades to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to acceptable levels, it is equally clear that we must begin now. 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