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William O'Keefe: November 2009
CEO, George C. Marshall Institute

William O'Keefe: November 2009

William O'Keefe is CEO at the George C. Marshall Institute, a think tank that promotes better use of science in public policy. He is a former COO at the American Petroleum Institute.

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Potential impact on public's integreity of science

It would be a mistake in my opinion to address this issue along the lines of the question. It is larger and more important than so called "renowned scientists" and skeptics.

By William O'Keefe | November 24, 2009; 01:24 PM ET | Comments (3)

The consequences of ignoring realities

The politicians who have been pushing for an agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol with a global agreement mandating drastic emission reductions by 2050 -- up to 83 percent -- are the responsible parties, although they will never admit it....

By William O'Keefe | November 16, 2009; 07:30 PM ET | Comments (3)

Climate policy options

There are basically three policy options for dealing with greenhouse gas emissions -- cap and trade, carbon tax, and policies and measures. For the most part, countries that ratified the Kyoto Protocol have tried the cap and trade approach. Sweden...

By William O'Keefe | November 11, 2009; 06:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

How Republicans block legislation is key

What do Republicans have to gain, or lose, from blocking climate change legislation? The answer depends not on whether the Republicans block the cap-and-trade legislation -- which they should -- but how they do it. If they block the...

By William O'Keefe | November 3, 2009; 08:28 AM ET | Comments (5)

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