Biggest Energy Companies in U.S. call for Caps on Carbon Emissions

Biggest Energy Companies in U.S. call for Caps on Carbon Emissions

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Check out this lead paragraph in the online Grist magazine for April 6:

Tuesday saw a tectonic shift in the climate-change debate during an all-day Senate conference on global-warming policy. A group of high-powered energy and utility executives for the first time issued this directive to Washington: Bring on the carbon caps!

They have the details if you want them… thanks to excellent reporting by Amanda Griscom Little from a packed US Senate hearing. She quotes John Stanton, a vice president of National Environmental Trust: “I began the morning far more cynical than I felt at the end of the day.”

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