US climate policy, what now?

No one I know expected last week’s Senate climate debate to go anywhere, but the sense of disappointment over the utter lack of meaningful discussion is still discouraging. The question now is what will come next, and how are the 2008 elections likely to reshape the next stage of this debate? Over at the invaluable E&E News, Eileen Claussen, president of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, talks over what to make of the debate over the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act, why it failed so fast, and what to look for in the months to come. Check it out here: http://www.eenews.net/tv/2008/06/10/.