Some in GOP look to counter Green New Deal with three-pronged climate plan – 1) Carbon capture, plant trees 2) Promote ‘clean energy’ 3) Fight plastic waste
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Climate Depot | 1/21/2020 | Admin
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Some GOP members of Congress' 3 part plan: The first is the capturing of carbon dioxide emissions...The plan does not include emissions targets that are favored by Democrats.

The third area of focus is conservation, especially when it comes to plastic.

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Republicans looking to counter the Green New Deal are planning a climate change proposal of their own, taking a multi-pronged approach to improving the environment.

The effort, according to Axios, is being spearheaded by House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., alongside Reps. Garret Graves, R-La., and Bruce Westerman R-Ark. McCarthy held a caucus event on climate change Thursday, and appears to be taking action that counters critics who believe the GOP is not concerned with environmental issues.

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“If you look at this conference today, we just had a whole event talking about the environment, not because someone is driving us but because we care about it,” he told Axios.

The proposed policies reportedly focus on three particular efforts. The first is the capturing of carbon dioxide emissions. Part of this includes what is being called the Trillion Trees Act, whereby legislation...
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