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Climate Change

Seattle's Carrasco says NERC report brings attention to region in need of many changes

As Congress and the Bush administration continue to debate a federal policy on climate change, local governments are taking the initiative and setting up their own programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. During today's OnPoint, Jorge Carrasco, superintendent of Seattle City Light, discusses his city's efforts to reverse the effects of climate change. Carrasco discusses a proposal to be voted on this year that will create a renewable portfolio standard for Washington. He also talks about the efforts Seattle companies are making to offset their carbon emissions.