Senate turns attention to cap-and-trade

The US House of Representatives passed the American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) Act on June 26, which sets a requirement for a 17% reduction in carbon emissions from major US sources by 2020, compared to 2005 levels and an 83% reduction by 2050. The targets will be achieved through a cap-and-trade system that would impose a limit on carbon emissions but allow emitters to trade allowances. The bill also requires electric utilities to meet 20% of demand through renewable energy sources and

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