Gallery: Climate Bill Effort Shelved by Senate Democrats

 

We now report that politics have yet again become a road block on the path to a forward-thinking energy policy. Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced last week — with John Kerry by his side — that the Senate will officially be shelving the hopeful Climate and Energy Bill in favor of an all-but-unrecognizable version that the Democrats believe they can get past the Republican opposition. The new version — which has put aside most of the important issues — hasn’t been completely outlined yet but we can assure you that the “climate” part of the bill has been slashed by a red pen and that the only energy source left intact makes us cringe — natural gas, a green energy source? We hope you’re as flabbergasted as we are – read on for an in-depth report.

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  3. lukep July 26, 2010 at 11:24 pm

    This was the best time for decades… Perhaps centuries, to introduce a bill with some real teeth in it. Sadly we\’ve lost.

    -I guess if the Gulf situation keeps getting worse there could be another chance…

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