Op-Ed Columnist Krugman on Climate, Waxman-Markley

If we’re going to get real action on climate change any time soon, it will be via some version of legislation proposed by Representatives Henry Waxman and Edward Markey. Their bill would limit greenhouse gases by requiring polluters to receive or buy emission permits, with the number of available permits — the “cap” in “cap and trade” — gradually falling over time.

via Op-Ed Columnist – The Perfect, the Good, the Planet – NYTimes.com.


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