U.S. House Passes Bill Affirming Global Warming Exists
June 28 2007 |
by Surfrider Foundation
June 28, 2007 — By Richard Cowen, Reuters
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives Wednesday, aiming to put an end to the debate over whether global warming is actually occurring, passed legislation recognizing the "reality" of climate change and providing money to work on the problem.
By a vote of 272-155, the House approved an environmental funding bill for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1 that would increase federal investments in basic research on climate change and establish a new commission to review scientific questions that need to be addressed. Click here for full article.