Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act: Overview

Overview of the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act introduced by Senator John Kerry and Senator Barbara Boxer. Describes efforts in the bill to transition the U.S. to a clean energy economy. Addresses the issues of pollution, energy use, energy efficiency, workforce training, renewable energy sources, protection of domestic manufacturing, and investments to encourage clean energy. Also in this overview is a description of the Pollution Reduction and Investment System, a green house cap and trade measure.