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

A new Pew Center brief examines six of the models that have been used to assess the economic impacts of the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act and puts them in context for consumers of this modeling information. (May 21, 2008)
State News

Background and Insights on Shared Roles in Policymaking

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)

View the report and additional resources

Pew Perspectives

Pew Center Staff in the Media

Eileen Claussen discusses last week's Senate activity and offers insights into future prospects for climate legislation on E&ETV (June 10, 2008)
Talk of the Nation examines the Senate vote with Pew's Director of Congressional Affairs, Manik Roy (June 6, 2008)
The Diane Rehm Show addresses cap-and-trade legislation with thoughts from Manik Roy (June 3, 2008)

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