Thursday, October 15, 2009

Blog Action Day - Speaking of 'Costs' .....

Today is Blog Action Day, an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day with the aim of sparking discussion around an issue of global importance. Blog Action Day 2009 will be one of the largest-ever social change events on the web. The focus this year is on Climate Change.

Cap-and-Trade Would Slow Economy, CBO Chief Says
A House-passed bill that targets climate change through a cap-and-trade system of pollution credits would slow the nation's economic growth slightly over the next few decades and would create 'significant' job losses from fossil fuel industries as the country shifts to renewable energy, the head of the Congressional Budget Office told a Senate energy panel Wednesday.
CLICK HERE to read the rest of this report from the Washington Post's Juliet Eilperin

So, what is Cap-and-Trade?

Meet Cap 'n Trade from Marketplace on Vimeo.


Amy said...

I am not sure if we have any effect on global warming but I think we still need to be energy efficient and help the environment.

Jeff said...

Amy, you're right ... always remember to think globally, but act locally ... even when you're on vacation!