Climate Change

"Challenged Back Home on His Right, McCain Stays Away From Climate Bill"

"Sen. John McCain once led the global warming debate on Capitol Hill, pledging to force repeated floor votes on cap-and-trade legislation until it passed. ... But McCain has gone on hiatus from the issue since losing the presidential election to Barack Obama. And he is likely to keep his distance even more over the next six months due to a primary challenge from a conservative former congressman that threatens to end his Senate career after four terms."

Source: ClimateWire, 02/10/2010

"Coal Ad Blitz Launches New Spot as Industry Sees Political Gains"

"An advertising campaign that previously pushed the phrase 'clean coal' launches new spots this week focused on jobs and low-cost power, the latest offering in a three-year, nearly $120 million effort to sell Congress and the White House on coal's future. Increasingly, there are signs that it is working."

Source: Greenwire, 02/09/2010


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