GOP Edges Gingerly Toward Climate Plan After Sowing Doubts (1)

Feb. 12, 2020, 6:22 PM

It’s not quite the Green New Deal, but House Republicans began revealing on Wednesday their plan to combat climate change that comports with conservative principles of less regulation and increased domestic energy development.

The move comes as the GOP stance on the issue shifts from sowing doubt about climate change -- or ignoring it all together -- to grappling with how to best address it in the face of pressure from young voters and public alarm over deadly storms and wildfires linked to global warming.

“I think it’s a lot like health care was for the Republican party,” said Kiera ...

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