Great news: House Dems plan to revive Climate Committee

Great news: House Dems plan to revive Climate Committee
Poster bear. Not as stranded as previously suggested.

[Ed. – Just think, they’ll be spending your hard-earned taxpayer money on it.]

House Democrats are planning to resurrect a special committee focused on climate change, giving them a platform to spotlight an issue on which polls show President Donald Trump is out of step with the public.

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California will ask her colleagues to reconstitute the select committee, which was created under her watch 11 years ago and disbanded by Republicans after they took control of the House in January 2011. The plan was described by senior Democratic aides who asked not to be named before a formal announcement. …

In its previous iteration, the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming  … panel’s work helped pave the way for broad legislation to create a cap-and-trade system for carbon dioxide emissions that passed the House in 2009 before faltering in the Senate.

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