Although Congress has more power than the Environmental Protection Agency to create a climate-change program that can be part of a national energy policy, EPA regulation is preferable to legislation that is soft on pollution, according to Reid Detchon, an executive at the United Nations Foundation. Meanwhile, Richard Revesz, dean of New York University's School of Law, says that the EPA must advance climate rules with a market-based approach that will not conflict with future legislation.

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