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Boxer plans hearing on new climate report

A summary of the findings calls for “substantial action” to limit the magnitude of the changes and notes, “the faster that greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, the lower the risks; and the less pressure there is to make steeper and potentially more expensive reductions later.”

The hearing should be lively. Sen. James InhofeJames (Jim) Mountain InhofeDems give muted praise to Pompeo-Kim meeting Overnight Energy: Former Pruitt aide alleges more wasteful spending, retaliation | Senate confirms EPA No. 2 | Zinke backs off big park fee increases Senate approves Trump’s pick for No. 2 at EPA MORE (R-Okla.), the committee’s ranking member, is the leading climate skeptic on Capitol Hill.