Geoffrey Dabelko

Director, Woodrow Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program

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Director of the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center

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Despite a Republican boycott, Democrats today jammed a  cap-and-trade climate change bill  though the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

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