Ryan MagazinerGlobal WarmingMany citizens, scientists, and government agencies all have different view points on how to target global warming and how to beat the greenhouse gas problems and fuel issues. In 2009, a proposal, which passed the house at the time, describes legislation where limits would be proposed on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from refineries, factories and power plants. This would force owners to change from coal operated to more energy efficient and renewable energy sources. Democrats and Republicans argued over this bill as Democrats believed that this “protects consumers, keep costs low, help sensitive industries transition to a clean energy economy…” while “Republicans questioned the validity of the study and noted that even that analysis showed actual energy production costs increasing $770 per household.” In this 1,200-page bill, it discusses that there will be a reduction in carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases by 80% in the next century. The issue with these numbers is that we
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- Spring '08
- Global Warming