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Congress: Democrats push U.S. Chamber to support climate science

June 10, 2019
Over a dozen Senate Democrats are calling on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to oppose limiting the science that informs the National Climate Assessment (NCA), in the wake of reports that the Trump administration is weighing steps to limit projections of climate damages used across the federal government. The letter builds on prior Hill efforts to call into question -- and ultimately shift -- the group’s position on climate change, which has historically been resistant to greenhouse gas controls. “If...

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