WSU webinar to focus on cap and trade

Climate change and cap and trade will be the topic for the first in a series of webinars sponsored by the Center for Economic Development and Business Research and the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University.

The hour-long webinar will begin at 2:30 p.m. April 27. Margo Thorning, chief economist for the American Council for Capital Formation, will address some of the key issues being debated in the Senate as part of a clean energy and climate bill, such as the potential role of low- and no-carbon technologies, the use of domestic and international offsets and other cost-containment measures.

Other dates and topics are productivity and health care reform, at 2 p.m. May 25, and the dollar's status as the world's principal reserve currency, at 2 p.m. June 29.

To register for the April 27 webinar, visit The cost is $25.