Prominent Dem prepares climate bill as others seek business support for carbon tax
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is crafting a climate bill that would cap greenhouse gases on upstream emitters while providing payments to the U.S. public, a design that's meant to deflate attacks about its effect on rising energy prices.
Ga. ruling to trigger rise in renewable energy
State regulators yesterday ordered Georgia Power Co. to add 525 megawatts of solar energy to its electricity portfolio over the next three years, a precedent-setting move that effectively forces one of the country's most fossil fuel-dependent utilities to more fully embrace renewable energy.