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Energy 28-07-2010

US Senate unveils energy bill, doubts on passage

Democrats in the US Senate unveiled a slimmed down bill on Tuesday (27 July) aimed at reforming offshore drilling, as doubts grew that Congress would be able to pass any substantial energy legislation this year.
Development Policy 16-11-2009

Survey: Americans more sceptical of global warming

There has been a sharp decline over the past year in the percentage of Americans who say there is solid evidence that global temperatures are rising, while fewer consider global warming as a very serious problem, according to the Pew Research Center For The People And The Press.
Development Policy 27-03-2009

Dimas: Europe awaits details of US climate bill

Stavros Dimas, the EU's environment commissioner, says Europe is looking forward to seeing the details of US climate change legislation in order to assess whether it meets the "comparability test" with the EU. He spoke to EURACTIV on the sidelines of this week's European Business Summit in Brussels.
Development Policy 27-03-2009

Dimas: US climate bill must pass EU ‘comparability test’

Stavros Dimas, the EU's environment commissioner, says Europe is looking forward to seeing the details of US climate change legislation in order to assess whether it meets the "comparability test" with the EU. He spoke to EURACTIV on the sidelines of this week's European Business Summit in Brussels.
Climate change 22-10-2007

Cap-and-trade system takes shape in US Congress

The US House of Representatives' Committee on Energy and Commerce is arguing for a reduction of US greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80% by 2050, and has put forward a White Paper outlining a future domestic emissions trading scheme to reach the ambitious target.
Energy 24-11-2003

Controversial US energy bill stalled

Energy policy is currently high up on the political agenda for both the EU and the US. Although passed by Congress, a controversial energy bill on 21 November failed a test vote in Senate.