Obama’s Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future

On April 4, 2011, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

Last week, President Obama unveiled his Administration’s “Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future”. Like most big-picture strategic summaries of complex subjects, a whole lot of content gets reduced to a few simple phrases that have become almost devoid of meaning.  In this case, the Obama Energy Blueprint distills into three priorities: Develop and secure America’s energy supplies Provide customers […]

Cap-and-Trade: How it works and why it’s the been the option of choice

On July 17, 2009, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

In the run up to Copenhagen and the debate over Waxman-Markey, I think it’s worth laying out some of the key debating points on how cap and trade works and why it’s been our weapon of choice to date in the climate change fight. I like to think of our carbon and energy problem as […]

The T-Word

On March 16, 2009, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi One of the bummers of having been in the energy/environmental field for so long is that rarely do I read or learn something I haven’t heard of before. It’s hard to for me get excited anymore. Perhaps one of the silver linings of the current economic malaise is that thought-leaders are […]

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Carbon Taxes…Sorry, I Meant, "Fees"

On June 11, 2007, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi For a long time, I have been assuming that U.S. regulations to reduce carbon emissions, when they come, will be in the form of a cap-and-trade program, similar to what is in place in the U.S. for limiting sulfur dioxide emissions. Even though a cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions is probably […]