With Allison Hull
On May 12, 2010, US Senators John Kerry (Democrat-Massachusetts) and Joseph Lieberman (Independent-Connecticut) introduced a discussion draft of new climate and energy legislation, entitled the "American Power Act." The nearly 1000 page bill is the culmination of many months, and in fact years, of effort in the United States Congress to address climate change and carbon emissions. The bill addresses the gamut of major energy and environmental issues, including mandatory caps on greenhouse gas em