Climate committee is now toast
Say hello Republican Majority, say goodbye to Nancy Pelosi’s climate committee.
The purpose of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming was to highlight scientific data which proves the threat of climate change and to show that cap and trade wouldn’t be a disaster for the economy. Neither of those two things were accomplished. At least in the eyes of those common sense Republicans coming into power.
The top Republican on the committee, James Sensenbrenner wanted to keep the committee going to act as a watchdog on particularly dangerous Obama climate change policies. The GOP leadership has opted for the more economical route