Climate Compass Blog

Will Climate Change Efforts Take A Back Seat?

October 27, 2009

 

Will Climate Change Efforts Take A Back Seat?
Democratic leaders say climate change legislation will be one of their top priorities for the next Congress. How will efforts to curb greenhouse gases be affected by the continuing Wall Street jitters and the potential recession?

-- Margaret Kriz, NationalJournal.com

Carbon Dioxide: Should EPA Wait On Congress?

February 2, 2009  

Carbon Dioxide: Should EPA Wait On Congress?
Should the Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency begin regulating carbon dioxide emissions under the Clean Air Act, since the Supreme Court's 2007 Massachusetts v. EPA ruling declared that the agency has that authority? Or should regulators wait for a law that explicitly controls CO2 and other greenhouse gases?

-- Margaret Kriz, NationalJournal.com

One Last Look Back At 2008

January 5, 2009 
 

One Last Look Back At 2008
To kick off the new year, we wanted to take one last look at the old. What makes up your list of milestone events, big stories, key issues, most sweeping policy developments, etc., in energy and the environment in 2008? What might be their effects in the long term? And what issues do you hope or anticipate will be top-tier in 2009?

-- Jeannette Lee, NationalJournal.com