Tag Archives: Waxman Markey

Cap and Trade: What’s the Point? | The Foundry: Conservative Policy News.

Posted July 6th, 2009 at 12:24pm in Energy and Environment

There’s a point at which you’ve got to ask yourself, what are we doing here? What’s the point?”

That’s Elaine Kamarck, a former Clinton administration official and advisor to at that time Vice President Gore, and she’s talking about the Waxman-Markey cap and trade bill. In order to garner enough votes to pass the House of Representatives, policymakers made promises that have groups like Greenpeace questioning the environmental effectiveness of the bill.

Continue reading