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. Jim InhofeJames (Jim) Mountain InhofeSenators tear into controversial Trump environment nominee McCain backs Pentagon nominee despite concerns over defense industry ties GOP senators ask Trump for meeting on biofuels mandate MORE (R-Okla.), the committee’s ranking member, is the leading climate skeptic on Capitol Hill.