TITLE

House Approves Global-Warming Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, Pam
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/6/2009, Vol. 263 Issue 1, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval of the landmark global-warming bill in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 26, 2009 by a 219-212 vote. Although the bill is deemed to be supported by various groups and is prioritized by the administration of President Barack Obama, the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 is expected to face challenges in the Senate due to the presence of Republicans and moderate Democrats, who may prevent its passage. The legislation is aimed at decreasing greenhouse-gas emissions by over 80% by 2050.
ACCESSION #
43622596

 

Related Articles

  • Climate measure heads to Senate after House OK. Geiselman, Bruce // Waste & Recycling News;7/6/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p3 

    The article reports on the passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act, a global warming bill, by the U.S. House of Representatives on June 26, 2009. According to Representative Henry Waxman of California, the said bill, if enacted, will promote the country's energy security and will...

  • Climate change: Little backing in Congress for Obama. HURST, STEVEN R. // Farm & Dairy;12/11/2014, Vol. 101 Issue 12, pB6 

    The article reports that the U.S. Congress would raise an issue against U.S. President Barack Obama in January 2015 over his promise to Americans and the world to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in a U.S.-China agreement in November 2014 and slow-down its heat-trapping carbon emissions.

  • House Panel Passes Global-Warming Bill. Hunter, Pam // ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/1/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 17, p10 

    The article reports on a global-warming bill approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on May 21, 2009. The legislative bill is reportedly advocated by a number of environmental groups, corporations, electric utilities and energy companies. The bill aims...

  • GLOBAL WARMING AND ORIGINALISM: THE ROLE OF THE EPA IN THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION. Westmoreland, Joshua K. // Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review;2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p225 

    Anthropogenic warming will devastate the world if it is not abated. Abating such warming will require a long-term strategy that starts with immediate and drastic action in the form of new laws designed to restrict greenhouse gas emissions. In the wake of Massachusetts v. EPA, President Obama is...

  • Obama Sets GHG Emissions Targets; Travels to Climate Change Conference.  // Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;12/14/2009, Vol. 238 Issue 15, p5 

    The article reports on the greenhouse gas emissions targets, 17% below 2005 levels by 2020, proposed by President Barack Obama in the U.S. before setting out to Copenhagen, Denmark to participate the climate change conference.

  • U.S. Must Lead by Example. Krupp, Fred // U.S. News & World Report;Apr2009, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p10 

    The author believes that it is time for the U.S. Congress to address the interrelated crises of atmospheric greenhouse gas buildup and the existing oil-addicted global economy. U.S. President Barack Obama has told lawmakers to assert U.S. leadership. The author calls for reliance on a greenhouse...

  • China's climate secrecy at Cancun comes as blow to strategic arms control advocates.  // East-Asia-Intel Reports;12/22/2010, p1 

    The article offers information on the refusal of foreign verification by the China's government related to the greenhouse gas emissions from factories in China. It states that the refusal to the foreign verification is an obstacle to the pro-China officials of U.S. President Barack Obama...

  • LEEEPing Toward Sustainability. DIXON, CHRIS // Walls & Ceilings;Dec2009, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p42 

    The article discusses the possible impact of an executive order (EO) titled "Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance" (FLEEEP) signed by U.S. President Barack Obama on the building and construction industry of the country. The said EO was created to increase energy...

  • Landmark Environmental Pact Yet To Be Tested By Congress. Ventura, Luca // Global Finance;Dec2014, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p7 

    The article reports on the joint news conference of U.S. President Barack Obama with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing, China in 2014, introducing a landmark bilateral deal intended to lessen the greenhouse gas emissions of the top two polluting countries of the world.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics