In 2011, we saw more slow -- but hopefully still steady -- progress toward cleaner air. (Photo by Markus M.) Cross-posted from the World Resources Institute. The post was written by Kevin Kennedy, director of WRI's U.S. climate initiative. As the year winds down, it's a good time to take stock of climate policy in the United States. Here's a quick roundup of what happened -- or didn't happen -- in 2011. The year began with big questions about what the Obama administration and states would do to address climate change and clean energy, absent a comprehensive federal climate policy. …
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