Economist Statement Event Rescheduled

Guest Blog | March 2, 2009 | Press Releases

What: A statement signed by hundreds of economists who support auctioning all credits in a national carbon cap-and-trade program will be unveiled on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 4. The statement, which will be delivered to all members of Congress, clearly demonstrates that auctioning is the most efficient and equitable means of distributing carbon credits. Click here to read more and download a PDF of the Economist Statement. to include:
Dr. Stephen A. Smith, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Congressman Chris Van Hollen, Jr., Maryland, 8 Congressional District
Congressman Lloyd Doggett, Texas, 25 Congressional District
Dr. James Barrett, Redefining Progress
Frank Ackerman, Stockholm Environment Institute – US Center Tufts University
Dr. Phillip Swagel, former Assistant Secretary, Economic Policy, US Department of the Treasury
Peter Iwanowicz, Director, Office of Climate Change, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Erich Pica, Friends of the Earth
Gillian Caldwell, 1Sky When: 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2009 (originally scheduled Monday, March 2) Where: Room B318 Rayburn House Office Building

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