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Climate

Attorney Mark Menezes sees environment, global warming as factors in '08 elections

As the Democrats prepare to take on leadership of both the House and Senate, questions still remain as to whether they will be successful in passing climate change legislation. During today's OnPoint, Mark Menezes, partner at Hunton & Williams, discusses how the House Energy and Commerce and Senate Environment and Public Works committees will shape the future success of climate change legislation. Menezes does not see a high probability that climate legislation will come into final law prior to 2008 but sees fairly ambitious goals put forth in the interim.