Is This Any Way to Do Energy Policy, Part Ii?

Michael Giberson John Podesta, currently president of the Center for American Progress, recently spoke to the National Association of State Treasurers: Continued leadership from state treasurers on global warming will be essential to ensure that we address the scale and urgency of climate riskā€”and capture the vast economic possibilities that lie ahead as the world … More Is This Any Way to Do Energy Policy, Part Ii?More Is This Any Way to Do Energy Policy, Part Ii?

CFTC Holds Hearings on Oversight of Energy Trading

Michael Giberson Yesterday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission held a hearing to discuss whether it should increase oversight of energy trading on currently exempt commercial markets. Interest in the topic was heightened by disclosures related to the Amaranth Advisors LLC blow up last year, when it was determined that Amaranth sought to manipulate the price … More CFTC Holds Hearings on Oversight of Energy TradingMore CFTC Holds Hearings on Oversight of Energy Trading