Inhofe says climate measure won’t pass U.S. Senate

Bloomberg
July 8, 2009
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Republican Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma said climate legislation won’t be approved by the U.S. Senate even though it’s likely to get the endorsement of the Environment and Public Works Committee.

Inhofe said Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson’s testimony to the Senate panel today that U.S. action alone won’t reduce carbon dioxide levels will strengthen opposition to the measure when it reaches the Senate floor.

Inhofe, who has called the theory that humans cause global warming a hoax, said today that China and India won’t limit emissions, and the U.S. “cannot put ourselves in a position where our manufacturing base,” relocates to countries that don’t limit carbon dioxide emissions, according to a July 7 Bloomberg report.

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