US outlines dual-path plan for climate change action
The United States for the first time outlined a dual path towards cutting greenhouse gases yesterday.
The plan would involve both President Barack Obama’s administration and the US Congress, America’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Lisa Jackson told the Copenhagen climate conference.
She also said her decision earlier this week that greenhouse gases should be regulated was intended to work alongside US legislation and not an effort to supplant the work of Congress. “This is not an either/or moment. This is a both/and moment,” she said.
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