Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Details on Climate Change Bill

By now, I'm sure you've heard that sweeping climate change legislation (the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES)) passed the House last Friday 219-212. Eight Republicans voted in favor of it and 44 Democrats voted against. The bill will gradually lower climate change emissions to 83 percent below 2005 levels by 2050.

For more detail on how members voted and the compromises made, here are some helpful resources I've found:

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