Back to the future on energy

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Author(s) Scot Lehigh
Source The Boston Globe
Date June 18, 2010
Quotes-start.png "Still, the price of carbon-based fuels will have to be higher and stay higher for the nation’s energy mix to undergo a fundamental shift. The best way to accomplish that is by putting a price on the carbon and other greenhouse emissions, externalities long freely disposed of in the environment. And the most efficient way of doing that is through a cap-and-trade system, which would tap market forces to reduce those emissions." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should be passed on the topic American Clean Energy and Security Act.