ACES Scorecard & Updated Charts

Just a couple of quick updates on the American Clean Energy & Security Act (HR 2454), also known as Waxman-Markey.

Is your member of Congress voting the right way on ACES amendments in committee? The League of Conservation Voters has set up a scorecard for House Energy and Commerce Committee members.

Over at Grist, Dave Roberts takes a look at updated charts showing the projected cuts in emissions under ACES. “Is this a grotesque ruination brought on by special interests or a modest adjustment necessary to build a political coalition with a fighting chance,” asks Dave. “As I said, I’m seeing it kind of shimmer back and forth between those two states, and it’s making me a little dizzy.”

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Published: May 21, 2009