Although overshadowed by the financial tumult of recent months, there is little doubt that with the new White House administration will come significant changes in both the US stance on climate change internationally and in Federal legislation.
Energy and climate change played a significant role on the campaign trail with President Barak Obama’s platform including stimulus for alternative energy sources and an emissions cap and trade scheme promising to deliver significant cuts to emissions over coming decades.
Campaign commitments on climate and energy included:
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