ACES way down in the hole
Climate bill dies

"climate bill" tombstoneA climate bill passed the U.S. House in summer of 2009, then died a gory death of a thousand paper cuts in the U.S. Senate this year. After the Tea Party Triumph of 2010, don’t expect a resurrection anytime in the next two years. Senate hate, anyone?

(Cap-and-trade runner-up: While Congress wanked, California plunged ahead to create the largest carbon-trading market in the U.S.)