Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) released the chairman’s mark of the global climate control bill late Friday, and National Journal’s Energy and Environment Blog has the links to both the text — a modest 925 pages — and the EPA’s analysis of the bill, as well as reaction.
And, in searching for the terms “aggressive, kerry, boxer” here are a few of the stories we find.
- Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, “Cap and trade … and Indiana”
- The Hill, “Senate panel begins work on climate bill”
- Reuters, “Senate panel unveils more climate bill details”
- Washington Times, “Obama dismisses warming skeptics”
- New York Times, “Boxer’s Climate Proposal Mirrors House on Allocations, EPA Cost Projections”
- New York Times, “The Plots Thicken in Senate Climate Deliberations”
- Green Ink blog, Wall Street Journal, “Green Ink: Climate Week in the Senate”
The Senate bill seeks to reduce smokestack emissions of carbon dioxide 20 percent by 2020 and 83 percent by 2050 from 2005 levels. The House target was 17 percent.
The EPW schedule for hearings this week is here. We’d normally call Wednesday’s hearing a cattle call because 26 witnesses are scheduled to testify, but since cattle are a major contributor to global warming…
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