Senate panel approves Democratic climate bill

2009-11-05T08:44:35+00:00

The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee recently voted to approve a bill mandating cuts in carbon dioxide  emissions and greenhouse gases;  the bill calls for reductions of 20% between now and the year 2020.  Climate Change Article

Senate panel approves Democratic climate bill2009-11-05T08:44:35+00:00

American Clean Energy and Security Act

2009-06-25T17:17:21+00:00

The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (H.R. 2454) includes a cap-and-trade system requiring companies to buy carbon emissions permits from the federal government, and it sets targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent in 2020, by 42 percent in 2030, and by 83 percent in 2050.  The bill is designed to [...]

American Clean Energy and Security Act2009-06-25T17:17:21+00:00

Obama Will Seek Aggressive Early Cap On Climate Pollution

2008-12-02T02:23:56+00:00

From The Energy Daily (Free Access) Staking out an aggressive position on a key issue in the global warming debate, President-elect Barack Obama called Tuesday for returning U.S. greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020—a reduction of 20 to 30 percent, according to federal estimates of likely emissions growth over the next dozen years—and [...]

Obama Will Seek Aggressive Early Cap On Climate Pollution2008-12-02T02:23:56+00:00