Posted: 19 Aug 2011 02:26 PM PDT
As the US heads into the process of electing its next President, many subjects and issues will be debated. While climate change may not be the defining issue of the moment in the USA, given the long term importance of the subject it would be useful to understand how the various candidates for office might seek to shape the energy and climate policy landscape through this decade. The climate issue will almost certainly come back to confront a President in office through to 2017 and is probably inescapable for a candidate with ambition to serve through to 2021. Six areas of discussion and debate that could be on the agenda over the coming year would ensure both a better understanding of the subject and the range of potential policy directions that might be pursued by the next President.
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Posted by Michele Kearney at 7:03 AM