Thursday, January 11, 2007

Lieberman, McCain and Obama Offer Climate Bill

Two potential US presidential candidates and one former candidate have joined forces to put foward a bill to reduce greenhouse emissions in the US by 1/3 over the next 4 decades. The plan would return emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.

A compromise bill is being proposed by Sen. Jeff Bingaman, a Democrat from New Mexico. Under his bill, the increase in greenhouse gases would slow through 2030, and then perhaps decrease. Read the rest of the story in The Washington Post.

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