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Carbon Capture Gains Support of Senate Climate Change Denier

Feb. 27, 2019, 8:23 PM

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) can support at least one bill that would reduce carbon emissions—because it supports continued use of fossil fuels.

Inhofe on Feb. 27 declared support for bipartisan legislation to boost research and development of carbon capture technologies.

The bill seems to be gaining traction as a Republican alternative to progressive Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal, which calls for a rapid transition to 100 percent renewable energy.

The bill Ihhofe backed, S. 383, known as the Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies (USE IT) Act, was reintroduced Feb. 7 and already has the ...