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ROAD FROM KYOTO, PART II: KYOTO
AND THE ADMINISTRATION'S FIS
CAL YEAR 1999 BUDGET REQUEST

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For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402

ISBN 0-16-058758-1

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COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE

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F. JAMES SENSENBRENNER, JR., Wisconsin, Chairman SHERWOOD L. BOEHLERT, New York GEORGE E. BROWN, JR., California * HARRIS W. FAWELL, Illinois

RALPH M. HALL, Texas CONSTANCE A. MORELLA, Maryland BART GORDON, Tennessee CURT WELDON, Pennsylvania

JAMES A. TRAFICANT, JR., Ohio DANA ROHRABACHER, California

TIM ROEMER, Indiana JOE BARTON, Texas

JAMES A. BARCIA, Michigan KEN CALVERT, California

EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON, Texas ROSCOE G. BARTLETT, Maryland

ALCEE L. HASTINGS, Florida VERNON J. EHLERS, Michigant

LYNN N. RIVERS, Michigan DAVE WELDON, Florida

ZOE LOFGREN, California MATT SALMON, Arizona

MICHAEL F. DOYLE, Pennsylvania THOMAS M. DAVIS, Virginia

SHEILA JACKSON LEE, Texas GIL GUTKNECHT, Minnesota

BILL LUTHER, Minnesota MARK FOLEY, Florida

DEBBIE STABENOW, Michigan THOMAS W. EWING, Illinois

BOB ETHERIDGE, North Carolina CHARLES W. (CHIP) PICKERING,

NICK LAMPSON, Texas Mississippi

DARLENE HOOLEY, Oregon CHRIS CANNON, Utah

LOIS CAPPS, California KEVIN BRADY, Texas

BARBARA LEE, California MERRILL COOK, Utah

BRAD SHERMAN, California
PHIL ENGLISH, Pennsylvania

Vacancy
GEORGE R. NETHERCUTT, JR., Washington
TOM A. COBURN, Oklahoma
PETE SESSIONS, Texas
Vacancy

TODD R. SCHULTZ, Chief of Staff

BARRY C. BERINGER, Chief Counsel
ROBERT E. PALMER, Democratic Staff Director

VIVIAN A. TESSIERI, Legislative Clerk

† Vice Chairman.
* Ranking Minority Member.

(See “History of Appointments” for further information concerning Membership on the Committee on Science.)

CONTENTS

WITNESSES

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February 12, 1998: The Road from Kyoto-Part 2: Kyoto and the Administra-

tion's Fiscal Year 1999 Budget Request

Opening Statement by Representative F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (WI-

9), Chairman, Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives

Opening Statement by Representative George E. Brown, Jr. (CA-42),

Ranking Minority Member, Committee on Science, U.S. House of Rep-

resentatives

Opening Statement by Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30).

Panel:

The Honorable John H. Gibbons, Assistant to the President for Science

and Technology, and Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy,

Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC:

Oral Testimony

Prepared Testimony

Biography

The Honorable Ernest J. Moniz,

Under Secretary of Energy, U.S. Depart-

ment of Energy, Washington, DC:

Oral Testimony

Prepared Testimony

Biography

The Honorable David M. Gardiner, Assistant Administrator for Policy,

Planning and Evaluation U.S. Environmental, Protection Agency,

Washington, DC:

Oral Testimony

Prepared Testimony

Biography

Mr. Gary R. Bachula, Acting Under Secretary for Technology, U.S. De-

partment of Commerce, Washington, DC:

Oral Testimony

Prepared Testimony

Biography

Discussion

Relationship of Senate Ratification of the Kyoto Protocol to the FY

1999 Budget Submission

Dependence of Budget

Initiatives on Proposed Tobacco Settlement

Differences Between Climate Change Technology Initiative and Cli-

mate Change Action Plan

Impact of Improved Automotive Technology on Emissions

Promotion of Alternative Vehicles

Effectiveness of Tax Credits

Potential of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Comparison of U.S. and Foreign Incentives for Automobiles

Efficiency of Tax Proposals .....

Existing Tax Credits for Wind and Biomass

Extension of Ethanol Tax Credit

Promotion of Carbon Sinks

Priority of Fossil Fuel R&D

Agency Lead on Carbon Sequestration

Impact of Proposed Program on Global Warming

Cost and Benefits of Proposed Program

U.S. Capability of Meeting Kyoto Protocol Emissions Target

Creation of Markets for Alternative Vehicles

Role of Federal Government in Automotive Industry Infrastructure ...

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