Top 10 Reasons the Senate Should Pass Climate and Energy Legislation This Year

Fact Sheet
July 29, 2009

The House passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) at the end of June. The House bill is not perfect (no legislation is), but it addresses concerns about cost, consumer protection, regional impacts, and industrial competitiveness that are key to success in the Senate. Now it is the Senate's turn to act. This fact sheet details the top 10 reasons the Senate should move this fall to pass strong and comprehensive energy and climate legislation.