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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

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Legislative Session April 8, 2014
Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI
"Ninety-seven percent of climate scientists agree that the increase of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere due to human activities is driving unprecedented changes, and, of course, they are changes that Americans see all about them in their lives now. If 97 doctors told you that you needed surgery, who among us in our right mind would heed the advice of the three doctors who said they were unsure and we should delay the treatment?"
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions April 1, 2014
Dianne Feinstein, D-CA
"These buildings also account for 27 percent of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States, according to the Energy Information Administration."
Keystone Xl Pipeline March 26, 2014
Mike Quigley, D-IL
"When extracted and refined, tar sands oil emits 17 percent more carbon pollution than conventional oil production, which contributes to climate change. With 830,000 barrels of tar sands oil flowing through the pipeline each day, the metric tons of carbon dioxide added to the atmosphere each year would be equal to putting more than 5\1/2\ million more cars on our roads."
Protecting Volunteer Firefighters And Emergency Responders Act Of 2014—Motion To Proceed March 25, 2014
Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI
"These are the Mau Loa monthly carbon dioxide concentrations. We have just passed, again, 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. This is the second year in a row this has happened. This year it happened 2 months earlier than last year. So why does it matter that we are at 400 parts per million? What does that mean to anybody?"
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions March 25, 2014
Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND
"The ACCTION Act will increase Federal investment in clean coal technology by: developing large-scale carbon storage programs to support the commercial-scale application of enhanced oil recovery and geologic storage of carbon dioxide; increasing access to and streamlining existing Federal funding programs for coal projects and; revamping existing research and development programs for advanced coal, and carbon capture and sequestration technologies by including transformational coal-related technologies; increasing to 30 percent the current tax credit for carbon sequestration from coal facilities; establishing a variable price support for companies that capture CO for use in enhanced oil recovery operations; creating clean energy coal bonds to provide tax credits for coal-powered facilities that sequester CO or meet efficiency targets; and requiring reports and recommendations to Congress on existing carbon capture projects and how those projects can be duplicated with a combination of public and private financing.22"

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