Toward a Conservative Policy on Climate Change

Lane, Lee
January 2014
New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology & Society;Winter2014, Vol. 41, p19
The article discusses the need for Conservatives to create a tenable approach to climate change in order to save the Conservative brand. Topics discussed include an overview of Conservative congressional policies of action, inaction and folly on greenhouse gas emission, and the political challenges to curbing carbon emissions. Also discussed is the Conservative perspective of the political implausibility of carbon tax over cap-and trade schemes as a greenhouse gas abatement policy.


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