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E-M:/ John Kerry's New Energy Plan




John Kerry gave a speech today (Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts) in which he introduced a his new plan to achieve energy independence and combat global climate change.


The level of emissions would be frozen at 2010 levels and then gradually decline each year to 65 percent below 2000 emissions levels by 2050.


His plan calls for:

-          reduced oil usage primarily through more efficient vehicles

-          More renewable energy (20% by 2020) and

-          Increased energy efficiency


Specifics of his plan are listed towards the bottom of this document.