Highlight of the Week: Kerry-Graham Statement Signals Bipartisan Progress on Clean Energy
bipartisan agreement on a climate plan they think can pass the Senate, buoying
hopes for clean
energy legislation by year's end.
Times discussing the economic, environmental, and nation security benefits of a
plan to curb global warming.
world in addressing global climate change," said Sens. Kerry and Graham. "We are
also convinced that we have found both a framework for climate legislation to
pass Congress and the blueprint for a clean-energy future that will revitalize
our economy, protect current jobs and create new ones, safeguard our national
security and reduce pollution."
agreement, including the need to reduce dependence on foreign oil and keep more
jobs from going overseas.
comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation, introduced recently by Sen.
Kerry and Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer, a
bill that aims to curb carbon pollution and jump-start America's clean energy