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BRANSTAD & GRASSLEY SAY CHINA IS IMPACTING CLIMATE CHANGE

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FORMER IOWA GOVERNOR AND U-S AMBASSADOR TO CHINA TERRY BRANSTAD OFFERED HIS PERSPECTIVE ON CHINA AND CLIMATE CHANGE TO U.S. SENATORS AT A FEDERAL BUDGET COMMITTEE HEARING TODAY (WEDNESDAY),

BRANSTAD1 OC……… “EXTREMELY POOR. :18

IOWA SENATOR CHUCK GRASSLEY INVITED BRANSTAD TO SPEAK AND SAYS CHINESE INDUSTRY IS CONTINUING TO IGNORE WARNINGS FROM SCIENTISTS ABOUT THE LOOMING RAMIFICATIONS OF POLLUTING THE ENVIRONMENT.

BRANSTAD2 OC……..”13 PERCENT” :20

BRANSTAD USED CHINA’S ATTITUDE ABOUT GASOLINE AS AN EXAMPLE OF HOW THEY POLLUTE THE ENVIRONMENT:

BRANSTAD4 OC………CHINESE PEOPLE. :26

GRASSLEY NOTES THERE ARE MANY LARGE AND POPULOUS NATIONS AROUND THE GLOBE WHO ARE CONTRIBUTING TO THE SPECTER OF CLIMATE CHANGE:

BRANSTAD3 OC………. “VIEW ACROSS” :12

WHILE CHINA IS IN THE PROCESS OF PUTTING POLICIES IN PLACE THAT WOULD MITIGATE SOME OF THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE, INCLUDING A FOCUS ON ENDING THE USE OF COAL, GRASSLEY SAYS IT’S TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE.