House Dems Sound Alarm On Climate Change In Sandy's Wake

Law360, New York (November 1, 2012, 8:28 PM EDT) -- Two Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday pled to their Republican cohorts for a hearing on climate change in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which tore through the Northeast late Monday in historic proportions that triggered speculation about whether it was another sign of global warming.

House Energy and Commerce Committee ranking member Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby Rush, D-Ill., told their respective committee chairmen that the storm, which may potentially have caused some tens of billions in damages, was the sort...
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