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Senators Bingaman and Specter Introduce New Climate Bill
On July 11, Senators Bingaman and Specter announced the Low Carbon Economy Act of 2007. Pew Center statement.
Other Congressional News:
- Eileen Claussen testifies before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on U.S. re-engagement in the global effort to fight climate change. (May 15, 2007) Testimony transcript.
- Elliot Diringer testifies before the House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment. (July 11, 2007) Testimony transcript. Webcast.
PNM Resources Joins BELC
Southwest energy supplier PNM Resources joins the Pew Center's Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC). (July 18, 2007) Press Release. PNM Resources page.
Florida Governor Signs Three Climate Change Related Executive Orders
On July 13, Governor Charlie Crist of Florida signed three climate change related executive orders. Among those measures passed, one calls for the Florida Secretary of Environmental Protection to immediately develop rules to adopt California's motor vehicle GHG emission standards.
China Releases Climate Plan
China released its first national climate change plan just days ahead of this year's G8 summit. Read about this and other climate news and initiatives in China on our new China and Climate Change page.
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