Monthly Archives: June 2009

Early Analyses of the House Passage of Climate-Energy (Waxman-Markey) Bill

George Hoberg   On the evening of June 26, 2009, the US House of Representatives took the historical step of passing the first bill that would directly control greenhouse gases, by a thin margin of 219 to 212, with 8 … Continue reading

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Can the Oil Sands be Made Environmentally Sustainable?

George Hoberg and Gordon McCullough Can the oil sands be made environmentally sustainable? Environmentalists have labeled the oil sands a source of “dirty oil” because of their considerable environmental impacts on land, water, and air. Internationally, greenhouse gas emissions have … Continue reading

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