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Senate Energy Panel Lawmakers Embrace Centrist Climate Change Stance

February 08, 2019
Some lawmakers on the Senate energy committee are tentatively embracing calls from outside experts to adopt a centrist climate change agenda that recognizes the need for government action to reduce greenhouse gases while incorporating a wide range of low-carbon technologies, including some that progressive groups find objectionable. The dynamic surfaced at a Feb. 7 committee hearing on “energy innovation” that included significant discussion of climate change and the need to reduce carbon emissions. However, it is far from certain whether...

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