Congressional Policy Brief Series

November 2008

Developed by the Pew Center staff with input from a variety of outside experts, these briefs walk policymakers through important design choices and the strengths and weaknesses of various policy approaches. The modular format will allow additional briefs to be developed over time in response to questions from policymakers and their staffs.

View Congressional Policy Brief Series Introduction (PDF) or click on a title below to view a specific brief

Cap-and-Trade Design Elements for a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program

Complementary Policies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions


-This series was made possible through a generous grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, but the views expressed herein are solely those of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change and its staff.-



Briefings Videos

Video AvailableWe have launched a series of Congressional briefings on a variety of critical climate change policy issues.  Learn more about these briefings here.