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ClearView Energy Partners' Book discusses financial impact of cap and trade on consumers

How will a cap-and-trade scheme affect Americans' wallets? Does the economic downturn have a positive impact on the push for climate legislation? During today's OnPoint, Kevin Book, managing director at ClearView Energy Partners, an energy research and consulting firm, discusses the financial impact a cap-and-trade system could have on the average American. He explains why the economic downturn could have a positive effect on efforts to move new climate and energy legislation. Book also discusses how the United States can successfully strike a balance between satisfying the international community on climate change and meeting domestic economic priorities.