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Republicans Reach Across Aisle on Climate, But Not Too Far

Feb. 6, 2019, 9:05 PM

Republicans on the House energy committee said they can work with Democrats on bipartisan policies to address climate change—but they draw the line at the rapid transition to all renewable energy outlined by the Green New Deal.

The position—echoed by the majority of the Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee during a Feb. 6 hearing on climate change—suggests at least some Republican lawmakers want to ensure they have a voice in the growing conversation on climate policy enveloping the Democratic-led House. And it represents a potential shift in how much Republican lawmakers are willing to talk about climate...

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