David Littell, Gary Westerman and Malcolm Burson describe Maine’s pioneering efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting energy efficiency, and developing less carbon-intensive and more sustainable energy sources. They discuss in particular the goals and accomplishments of the state’s Climate Action Plan and Maine’s participation in several multi-state and regional efforts, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
Littell, David P. , Gary S. Westerman, and Malcolm C. Burson. "Confronting Global Warming: Maine’s Multi-Sector Initiatives, 2003–2008." Maine Policy Review 17.2 (2008) : 52 -65, http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol17/iss2/9.