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Obama's economic advisors warn against delays on greenhouse gases
Obama's economic advisors warn against delays on greenhouse gases

Delaying action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change could damage the U.S. economy, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by the White House's Council of Economic Advisers. The council estimated that the eventual cost of cutting emissions will increase about 40% for every decade of delay because remediation measures will be more stringent — and more costly — as carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere grow. The report's timing is meant to bolster the case for the Obama administration's recent push to implement its climate change agenda, including a controversial rule proposed last month by the Environmental Protection Agency...

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