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Climate

Rep. Barton says mandatory cap on emissions unlikely with new leadership

With key Republicans preparing to step down from leadership positions in the House and Senate, questions remain as to how powerful the GOP will be as the Democrats gain control of Congress. During today's E&ETV Event Coverage, Congressman Joe Barton (R-Texas) discusses why he believes basic policies regarding climate change will not change once the Democrats take over leadership. Barton discusses the need to address climate change in a cost beneficial way and talks about flaws in the "hockey stick" analysis.