The Senate is debating a bill that would reduce U.S. carbon emissions through a cap and trade system. Supporters says the measure is a good first step in fighting global warming, while opponents, including President Bush, say the measure would hurt the economy and push gas prices even higher.


  • John Stowell vice president for environmental policy, Duke Energy
  • Manik Roy director of congressional affairs, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
  • Darren Samuelsohn Senior Reporter, Greenwire/Environment and Energy Daily
  • Rep. Jay Inslee Democratic Congressman from Washington and co-author of "Apollo's Fire."
  • Stephen Moore is a member of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board.

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