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Climate

Richardson calls CAFE increase 'inadequate,' urges stronger bill than Lieberman-Warner

In his first major speech since ending his campaign for the presidency earlier this year, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) addressed a recent Pew-sponsored event on climate change. During today's E&ETV Event Coverage of the speech, Richardson comments on the brewing congressional climate policy debate, urging Congress to implement stronger standards than those proposed in the Lieberman-Warner bill. Richardson reacts to the EPA's controversial decision to deny a California waiver to regulate global warming pollution from motor vehicles and comments on his future political career, including a possible vice president selection for the 2008 elections.