Getting U.S. climate policy right

Bulletin, Staff
May 2009
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May2009, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p1
Congress needs to pass strong laws to reduce carbon emissions, yet an emissions cap should be only one part of the U.S. strategy.


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