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Other Viewpoints features op-eds, columns, blogs, presentations and articles by third parties on major industry issues.

VIDEO: Jim Rogers Receives 2012 Vision Award
Video featured at the Center City Vision Award ceremonies in Charlotte honoring
Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers for his contributions to help make “ the center city a
more vibrant urban core.” Includes comments from Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx,
Fred Krupp of the Environmental Defense Fund and other community leaders.
4/19/12 – 4:26

The Power of Cap-and-Trade
Op-ed by:

  • Richard Schmalensee, professor of economics and management at MIT
  • Robert Stavins, professor of business and government at the Harvard Kennedy School

Published in the Boston Globe 7/27/10

A Nation That 'Builds Things'
Op-ed by Dan DiMicco
Nucor Steel Chairman and CEO and Duke Energy board member 
Published in the Wall Street Journal 12/16/09

Energy Compromise a Great Step Forward
Lead editorial on House Energy and Commerce
Committee vote on the Waxman-Markey Climate Bill.
Published in Bristol (Va.) Herald Courier 5/22/09

Getting Real on Wind and Solar
Op-ed by:

  • James R. Schlesinger, first U.S. secretary of energy and founder of the National Renewable Energy Lab. 
  • Robert L. Hirsch, senior energy advisor, Management Information Services Inc.

Published in The Washington Post 4/24/09

VIDEO: The Role of Public Utility Commissions in Carbon Credit Allocations
Richard Morgan, commissioner, District of Columbia Public Service Commission,
and leader of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners' (NARUC) climate task force
4/21/09 – 7:25
Read the transcript

Carbon Caps Are the Best Policy
Why taxing emissions is an inferior approach.
Op-ed by Fred Krupp, president, Environmental Defense Fund
Published in The Wall Street Journal 3/24/09

EDF’s Fred Krupp: On Cap-and-Trade, Offsets, and Indiana Grandmothers
Environmental Capital Blog
Published in The Wall Street Journal 3/19/09

Hurting the Heartland?
Obama's proposed coal and tobacco taxes would disproportionately impact some key states
—ones that the Democrats will need in 2012.
By Howard Fineman, columnist
Published in Newsweek 3/3/09