Roger L. Simon

Cap-and-trade getting capped?

Not heard much about cap-and-trade legislation lately? Well, if healthcare reform is going South, cap-and-trade is going Far South. Reason: “A January Pew poll placed global warming last among the top 20 priorities Americans have for 2009. Nos. 1 and 2? The economy and jobs. Even trade policy and lobbyists outranked global warming.”

But wait – that Nobel Prize winning physicist Harry Reid says we’re making a mistake: “Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., responded that the science showing the greenhouse effect on Earth’s climate is solid. He pointed to pictures from Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, which reveal the virtual disappearance of a glacier in the past 35 years.

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