27 Feb '12, 1am

Waxman and Markey attempt to re-start shelved debate over US #carbon price

The Congressmen behind the ultimately doomed effort to deliver a US carbon trading scheme have reignited efforts to introduce a carbon pricing mechanism, teaming up with former opponents to issue a renewed call for a more coherent US climate change policy. Democrats Henry A. Waxman and Edward J. Markey teamed up late last week with Republicans Sherwood Boehlert and Wayne Gilchrest, formerly Congressmen for New York and Maryland districts, to pen a joint editorial in the Washington Post arguing that a carbon tax could tackle both the environmental and the fiscal crisis the US faces. FURTHER READING Businesses urged to dive into World Bank’s $1.5bn Global Partnership for Oceans Oil hits record highs as Iran fears intensify Warning that the US debt ceiling is likely to have to be raised again at the end of the year, the former and current Congressmen argue that an overhaul of...

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