(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) -- The coronavirus pandemic could take away the momentum that has built in the past few years for new federal policies to counter climate change.
“What I fear is everyone is so focused on the problem at hand that I don't think climate issues are on the front burner again,” said Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida, a Republican who supports a carbon tax.
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“All the eggs are scrambled until these things are solved and steady. I hope we don't lose the momentum we've gained among Republicans," Rooney said in an interview with Washington Examiner.