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Lawmakers Mull Global Warming Policies

Law360 (February 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Ahead of a much-anticipated report on the long-term damage of global warming, Democratic lawmakers are weighing a new direction in America’s environmental and energy policies.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations body made up of 2,500 scientists from 130 countries, is set to publish the results of its study on Friday. The report, a scientific document, represents an agreement by 113 governments—including the United States—but recommends no actions to slow global warming.

But ahead of the report’s release, lawmakers were already discussing the...
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