The good news is that there's all sorts of proposed action on climate change bouncing around Capitol Hill right now. The bad news is that there's all sorts of proposed action on climate change bouncing around Capital Hill right now, making things more than a tad confusing.
So whose plan is the most aggressive and whose plan is nothing more than hot air?
Check this amazingly simple chart produced by the fine folks at the World Resource Institute, for a comparison of the various climate change bills and their effect on carbon emissions out to the year 2050.
The winner on overall reductions according to this chart would be the bill being proposed jointly by Sanders-Boxer and Waxman. And the biggest loser is the bill being proposed by Bingaman and Specter.