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Bipartisan Initiative Would Slash Emissions

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) challenge their colleagues to support limits on gases contributing to climate change. The bill would affect power plants, manufacturers, petroleum refiners and other large-scale commercial sources. Stiff opposition is expected from many in Congress, the Bush administration and industry groups. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.