House Democrats Eye 2030 Emission Targets For Revised Climate Bill

February 9, 2021
Senior Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are considering including a 2030 emissions target in revised climate legislation lawmakers are expected to soon introduce, an approach that will mirror new commitments the Biden administration and other countries will offer under the Paris climate accord. During a Feb. 9 hearing, House climate subcommittee Chairman Paul Tonko (D-NY) suggested Democrats will be revising draft climate legislation they floated last year to include an interim emission-reduction requirement for 2030. “As this...

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