Setting the Record Straight: President Bush's Strong Record of Addressing Climate Change [July 11, 2006]   [open pdf - 36KB]

This document is meant to set the record straight on President Bush's efforts on addressing climate change. From the Document: "'The Administration Is On Track To Meet President Bush's 2002 Commitment To Cut Our Nation's Greenhouse Gas Intensity By 18 Percent By 2012.' U.S. greenhouse gas intensity - the amount emitted per unit of economic activity - declined by 2.0 percent in 2003 and by 2.5 percent in 2004. 'From 2001 To The End Of 2006, The Federal Government Will Have Devoted Over $29 Billion To Climate Programs, More Than Any Other Nation.' The President's 2007 Budget proposes $6.5 billion for climate change activities. 'Not Waiting For A 'Miraculous' Breakthrough, The Administration Has Implemented More Than 60 Voluntary, Incentive-Based, And Mandatory Programs To Deploy Cleaner, More Efficient Energy Technologies At Home And Around The World. In His State Of The Union Address, President Bush Announced The Advanced Energy Initiative (AEI), Which Proposes A 22 Percent Increase In Funding For Clean Energy Technology Research At The Department Of Energy."'

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