The Waxman-Markey Energy/Climate Bill

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The Waxman-Markey Energy/Climate Bill
The following discussion provides a brief summary/analysis of the Waxman-Markey Bill.  
Description of the Waxman-Markey Bill and the Goals of this Legislation
The Waxman-Markey Energy/Climate Bill (also known as the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009) is a bill primarily designed to deal with climate change. As reported by the Washington Post, the bill will "establish national limits on greenhouse gases, create a complex trading system for emission permits and provide incentives to alter how individuals and corporations use energy" (In Close Vote, 2009). In short, the goals of the bill are directed at increasing the use of renewable energy sources while, at the same time, reducing...
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