Action in the US Senate

A New York Times article by Andy Revkin and Felicity Barringer highlights new bills proposed tackling global warming in the US Senate. It's not clear whether any of these bills have actually been introduced yet, but the overview looks promising so far. The Associated Press reviews three of the global warming bills in detail:

Revkin and Barringer also mention a more gradual cap-and-trade proposal from Senator Jeff Bingaman, but details seem not to be available on that one yet.

Update - David Roberts has some further interesting commentary on the Senate action and comparative lack of action in the House. And that, all in all, this will be The Year of Climate Change. It may well be.

Created: 2007-01-17 22:43:55 by Arthur Smith
Modified: 2007-01-18 20:46:35 by Arthur Smith