Cap and Dividend Testimony Before House Ways and Means Committee

Washington DC, September 18, 2008

I COME BEFORE this committee to discuss cap and dividend, a climate policy that is simple, fair, effective and market-based.  Cap and dividend allows us to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to the levels scientists are calling for, while protecting the incomes and purchasing power of American families.

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The State of the Commons

OnTheCommons.org, 2003

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ALL AMERICANS are joint owners of a trove of hidden assets. These assets — natural gifts like air and water, and social creations like science and the Internet — constitute our shared inheritance. The trouble is, our common wealth — and our children’s — is being squandered.

State of the Commons 2003

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The Pollution Dividend

The American Prospect, November 16, 2001

THE ALASKA Permanent Fund hasn’t attracted much attention in the Lower 48—but it should.  For citizens of all states are about to inherit another gift of nature worth trillions of dollars.  And hardly anyone is talking about it.

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