Climate Committee Needs '1 More Term': Pelosi

Law360, New York (November 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has said she intends to renew a congressional committee on energy and climate change to help create federal legislation to reduce emissions and tackle global warming.

Pelosi created the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming in March 2007 to raise awareness of climate change and bring federal climate change legislation to the table. The committee itself doesn't have legislative authority, but part of its purpose is to recommend global warming legislation to other committees....
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