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Elizabeth A. Stanton is a senior economist with the Stockholm Environment Institute-U.S. Center, and is a member of the Climate Task Force of Economics for Equity and the Environment, a project of Ecotrust.
Environmental regulations often create new jobs, while preventing senseless deaths and improving our standard of living at the same time.
Politicians have not invested in the insurance policy against climate change that we need.
A well-designed climate policy could slash greenhouse emissions and put money in Americans' pockets -- but that's not what Congress is considering.