Archive: Pam Faggert
Is carbon capture and sequestration a "magic bullet?" No, but it may be a partial solution, one of many challenging things that will be necessary if we are to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the United States.
By Pam Faggert | March 30, 2010; 10:17 AM ET | Comments (0)
I don't know what position Gertrude Stein might have taken on global warming, but I am certain that she would have grasped the concept of offsets: after all, a ton of CO2 is a ton of CO2 is a ton...
By Pam Faggert | March 20, 2010; 08:42 AM ET | Comments (1)
We have some pretty good intelligence on the climate bill being championed by Senators Kerry, Lieberman and Graham. Still, I am not going to play the speculation game.
By Pam Faggert | March 5, 2010; 12:00 PM ET | Comments (1)
Passion is a good thing when it drives people to work hard and overcome obstacles. Passion is a bad thing when it causes you to close your mind to other points of view, no matter how strongly you disagree with them.
By Pam Faggert | November 24, 2009; 11:27 AM ET | Comments (1)
Progress on greenhouse gas emissions can't and won't hinge on one conference or one agreement. The issue is too complex and needs to move ahead on multiple fronts. There is no "one size fits all." For those reasons, the likelihood...
By Pam Faggert | November 20, 2009; 06:08 PM ET | Comments (0)
The greenhouse gas cap-and-trade legislation being considered in the United States incorporates important lessons learned from the European Union. These lessons can help reduce the economic burden on consumers and businesses while producing real emissions reductions The biggest lesson...
By Pam Faggert | November 15, 2009; 09:20 AM ET | Comments (1)
Verifiable and permanent greenhouse gas offsets that meet rigorous environmental standards should be part of the nation's comprehensive climate and energy policy. Offsets are real and equivalent reductions. They just occur somewhere else, either in this country or elsewhere. Given...
By Pam Faggert | October 21, 2009; 05:35 PM ET | Comments (2)
Participation in the Copenhagen talks is important. It is also important that the United States continue moving forward on its own climate policy. Until our country takes action, it is difficult for the United States to help shape global policy....
By Pam Faggert | October 4, 2009; 06:21 PM ET | Comments (0)