climate change bill

Impact of Amended Climate Bill on US Farms ‘Tolerable’

July 30, 2009 / No Comments

[caption id="attachment_6128" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Thousands of 1ft tall people call for climate action - Edinburgh, Scotland"][/caption] The impact of the amended legislation on climate change on farms and ranches in the United States will be “bearable” – partly owing to the opportunity to earn money for controlling greenhouse-gases.  Collin Peterson, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, said in a speech at ...

Climate Change Bill: Business Groups in US Warns of ‘Green Trade War’

July 29, 2009 / No Comments

Major business groups in the United States have warned US Congress that it will trigger what may be called a “green trade war” if Congress passes a climate change bill which “threatens” other countries with taxes on energy-intensive goods. In a letter to US Senate leaders, the National Foreign Trade Council, the United States Chamber of Commerce and two other groups ...