Global Warming: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, Part 3
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1995
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Page 40 - Convention, stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.
Page 29 - STATEMENT OF HON. J. DENNIS HASTERT. A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF ILLINOIS Thank you, Mr. Chairman for...
Page 112 - Council was formed in 1992 by businesses and industry trade associations sharing a commitment to realize our nation's economic, environmental and national security goals through the rapid deployment of clean and efficient natural gas, energy efficiency, and renewable energy technologies. Our members range in size from Fortune 500 enterprises to small entrepreneurial companies, to national trade associations.
Page 40 - Watson follows:] PREPARED STATEMENT OF DR. ROBERT T. WATSON, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR ENVIRONMENT, OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, my name is Robert Watson and I am the Associate Director for Environment in the Office of Science and Technology Policy. I appreciate the opportunity to meet with you this morning to discuss several important...
Page 74 - Exhibits l and 2; and The Gap: Climate Plan Faces Major Shortfall, attached for the record). Much of the emission reductions projected under the Climate Plan depend on voluntary public-private partnerships led by the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. While these programs have the potential to achieve significant results in an extremely cost-effective manner, they are not free. Unfortunately, the enacted FY'95 budget for energy efficiency programs falls...
Page 112 - Testimony for the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee...
Page 72 - ... National Security Council, the Domestic Policy Council and the National Economic Council. Our actions have been and will continue to be guided by the six principles that the President outlined last June: 1. Consistency with the long-term goal of stabilizing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous interference with the climate system, recognizing that we currently do not know what that level is; 2.
Page 36 - Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President and to serve as Science and Technology Adviser to the President.
Page 43 - GtC/yr including emissions from fossil fuel combustion, cement production and land-use change), they would lead to a nearly constant rate of increase in atmospheric concentrations for at least two centuries, reaching about 500 ppmv (approaching twice the pre-industrial concentration of 280 ppmv) by the end of the 21st century.