climate legislation

Coal State Senators Battle EPA to Control Greenhouse Gases

Coal State Senators Battle EPA to Control Greenhouse Gases

Senator Jay Rockefeller, a West Virginia Democrat who chairs the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, led a group of coal state senators in sending a letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Friday challenging the agency’s potential regulation of greenhouse gases from stationary sources under the Clean Air Act.

Senators of Three Political Stripes Propose Climate Bill Framework

Senators of Three Political Stripes Propose Climate Bill Framework

Three U.S. senators – a Democrat, a Republican, and an Independent – today released their framework for climate change and energy independence legislation in advance of President Barack Obama’s trip to Copenhagen next week to participate in the United Nations climate change conference.

Bonn Climate Talks Move at Glacial Pace

Bonn Climate Talks Move at Glacial Pace

Negotiations toward a new agreement to limit global warming ended today in Bonn with little progress, United Nations officials and conservationists said.