Cap and trade is wrong solution

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Author(s) The Denver Post editorial board
Source The Denver Post
Date June 26, 2009
Quotes-start.png "Fashioned to avoid appearing like a new tax, the measure nevertheless would work like one, as the higher costs of meeting the caps get passed on to consumers. The measure risks hurting our competitiveness globally without effectively lowering global greenhouse gases. Congress should instead consider a simpler carbon tax, creating a "nuclear-arms race" to harness atomic power to replace fossil fuels and provide incentives to speed new-energy innovation." Quotes-end.png

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