Energy issues garnered attention on the international front as well as here at home last week.
Delegates at last week’s climate talks in Bonn continued to take steps to prepare for a 2015 climate treaty. The next round of meetings will take place in June, setting up for the annual Conference of Parties negotiations at the end of the year in Peru.
In Congress, the Senate Climate Action Task Force held an all-night session on the Senate floor March 10 to highlight the importance of acting to address climate change. Over in the House, Energy and Commerce subcommittees held a joint panel to debate the question of whether carbon capture and sequestration technology has been adequately demonstrated, even though it is not produced at a commercial scale.
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