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Climate Bill Bogs Down in Senate

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen should have cleared a path for the U.S. Congress move forward again on climate change legislation, but Senate Democrats already are saying the bill might not come in 2010. After fights over the stimulus and health care, legislators are less willing […]Read More

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Podcast: Senate Climate Bill Cuts-up Smaller Allocation Pie Than House

[podcast]http://www.globalwarmingisreal.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/climate_news-10-29.mp3[/podcast] Major differences begin to emerge between the Senate and House versions of cap-and-trade legislation. Due to more stringent budget requirements – known as the “CBO haircut” –  in the Senate, the Kerry-Boxer bill is forced to dole out emissions allowances from a smaller pie. A difference that Boxer didn’t highlight when the 923-page draft […]Read More