Climate Change Legislation in the 113th Congress

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Report regarding legislative actions that explicitly address climate change issues. The provisions in these bills fall into six general categories: carbon price (i.e., tax or fee) on greenhouse (GHG) emissions; other mechanisms intended to encourage mitigation of GHG emissions (e.g., sequestration of emissions); research on climate change-related issues; adaptation activities related to expected climate change impacts; support for international climate change-related activities; and action that limits or prohibits climate change-related authorities, efforts, or considerations.

Creator(s): Ramseur, Jonathan L.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 16, 2013
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Ramseur, Jonathan L.

Specialist in Environmental Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 16, 2013
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Report regarding legislative actions that explicitly address climate change issues. The provisions in these bills fall into six general categories: carbon price (i.e., tax or fee) on greenhouse (GHG) emissions; other mechanisms intended to encourage mitigation of GHG emissions (e.g., sequestration of emissions); research on climate change-related issues; adaptation activities related to expected climate change impacts; support for international climate change-related activities; and action that limits or prohibits climate change-related authorities, efforts, or considerations.

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22 pages.

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