New Senate legislation on climate change is being both panned and praised for its stringent requirements on greenhouse gas emissions.
The bill, sponsored by Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., calls for a 20 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. The measure is significantly stronger than what both President Obama has proposed and a House bill, which calls for a 17 percent cut in emissions during the same time period.
Companies would have to purchase vouchers, or...Full Story