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Trump, Democrats Poised To Continue Protracted Debate On Climate Risks

January 02, 2019
Newly empowered House Democrats are seeking to underscore increasingly pressing climate change risks in the new year, while President Donald Trump is poised to downplay such threats and question climate science – with the two sides engaged in a protracted public opinion battle on the need for major greenhouse gas mitigation efforts. Such debates are not new, of course, and some environmentalists chafe at the fact that federal climate policy discussions can seem stuck in first gear, with the two...

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