Sources: Democratic senators to introduce climate measure next week

09/24/2009 | Reuters

Democrats in the U.S. Senate are reportedly set Wednesday to unveil their version of legislation that seeks to curb carbon emissions. The measure, co-authored by Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., will have an overall structure "very similar" to the House-approved proposal, sources said. This comes as President Barack Obama attends a Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh that is expected to tackle how rich countries could assist developing nations in fighting climate change.

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