Midterms change political landscape for climate control

 作者:通萤     |      日期:2019-03-07 14:15:02
WITH the Republicans in control of the US House of Representatives, President Barack Obama has conceded that his “cap and trade” bill to establish a market to curb carbon emissions has no chance of being passed. Now the Republican party has set its sights on blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s plans to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from large stationary sources such as power plants and oil refineries. Regulation is scheduled to start on 2 January, and Republicans have vowed to do whatever it takes to prevent it. “Allowing the EPA to regulate greenhouse gases will cost millions of jobs and billions of dollars,