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House Proceeding on Jul 9th, 2008 :: 4:01:27 to 4:10:08
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Tom Price

3:53:52 to 4:01:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Price

Tom Price

4:01:12 to 4:01:27( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: a friend to the australians. trying to preserve the great barrier reef which is obviously very important to people on the eastern shore of australia. so, the international aspects of this are maybe

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:01:27 to 4:01:40( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: reason enough support the bill, but for all of the above reasons, i'm very happy to support the bill and urge my colleagues to support it and hopefully we will have this cooperation, find some breakthroughs

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:01:27 to 4:10:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Carolyn B. Maloney

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:01:40 to 4:01:55( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: in the science and then figure out ways to apply those solutions to begin solving the problem. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from whington. >>

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:01:55 to 4:02:09( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: i want to thank the gentleman from south carolina for his input and involvement and his genuine interest in this. it has been a privilege to travel with him and we have had the opportunity

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:02:09 to 4:02:22( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: to meet with some of the world's leading scientists on this and i know mr. english has maintained that dialogue ever since those journeys and those scientists send their regards. i met with them

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:02:22 to 4:02:32( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: just two days ago, in fact. i want to now acknowledge a dear friend from washington state who has been leader in not only the congress but in the world on the issue of renewable energy and climate change.

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:02:32 to 4:02:48( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: this issue of aed is -- acidification took particular relevance off of o own pacific northwest coast when noaa published studies saying that the rate of acidification is more rapid and closer

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:02:48 to 4:03:01( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: to our shores than they had ever anticipated and it is deeply concerning. jay inslee has been a champion on these policies. i yield to mr. inslee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:03:01 to 4:03:13( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: from washington is recognized for two minutes. mr. inslee: permission to revise and extend. ocean acidification is both the most disturbing and potentially most unifying issue involving carbon dioxide identify

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:03:13 to 4:03:25( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: and climate change. it is the most disturbing because nothing that i've heard in the last couple of years about this phenomena approves the point of that old saying from the 1960's, it was

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:03:25 to 4:03:38( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: an old commercial, it's not nice to fool with mother nature. and we have found that when we put 1/3 of all the carbon dioxide identify coming out of our tail pipes and coal plants that that

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:03:38 to 4:03:51( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: has made the oceans just since the industrial revolution 30% more acidic. and all the time the world's been around, it is 30% more acidic just during the time we've been burning coal and oil. the

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:03:51 to 4:04:05( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: results of that are not hypothetical. we have testimony in seattle from bioologists and oceaning to are a ferres the other day that said they actually put a shell into water that was as acidic as

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:04:05 to 4:04:17( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: it could be in the next century and a half and you could see it literally melt. you're looking at literally melting of any living stuff in the oceans that form a calcium material, including

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:04:17 to 4:04:29( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: the planktin that is 40% of the bottom of the food chain if we don't change course. that's why it's disturbing. but here's why its un-- it's unifying. it's unifying because while we've had some

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:04:29 to 4:04:43( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: debates about the climatic affects of global warming and co-2, there is no debate about ocean acidification. we can spend the next century arguing about the precise climatic affects of co-2,

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:04:43 to 4:04:56( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: but there's no debate that we are making the oceans unfit for life that god himself or herself designed on the planet earth. and that is what we are doing. and i'm hopeful that that can be

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:04:56 to 4:05:08( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: a unifying idea in this congress so that we can start to develop a clean energy future for the country and the world that can preserve the oceans for living species that we depend on as

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:05:08 to 4:05:22( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: well as the rest of the world. so it is disturbing now. hopefully it will be unifying when we get together and do a new energy product and save the oceans for what they're designed, which is life on

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:05:22 to 4:05:36( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: this planet. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. mr. feeney: mr. speaker, i have no further speakers and would reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore:

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:05:36 to 4:05:53( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from washington. mr. baird: i have no further speakers and i'm prepared to close if the gentleman yields back. mr. feeney: i want to thank the gentleman

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:05:53 to 4:06:11( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: from washington and the others who worked on this bill. the oceans are the property of all humanity and we want to do everything we can to understand them and preserve them and with that i would

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:06:11 to 4:06:29( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: urge the passage of this bill and yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from washington. mr. baird: i thank the gentleman from

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:06:29 to 4:06:41( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: florida for his support and i want to acknowledge the leadership of mr. lampson from texas and mr. hall on their support of this as well. let me close with this. it takes off something that mr.

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:06:41 to 4:06:52( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: inslee said a moment ago. we can debate the temperature changes, i think the evidence is compelling from the ipcc report. but ocean acidification is something you can demonstrate in a lab. you can

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:06:52 to 4:07:03( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: introduce co-2 into the air above water, the water will take up the co-2, that will make the watt morer acidic. the more acidic water will reduce the availability of the calcium cash nate

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:07:03 to 4:07:19( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: and other materials and then as mr. inslee described and as laboratory scientists are doing thrurte the world in australia and israel and jordan and off our own florida coast, you can take these

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:07:19 to 4:07:32( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: organisms, put them in this more acidic water and you will see their growth be retarted -- retarded, you will see their mortality rates increase and when you combine higher acidification levels

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:07:32 to 4:07:44( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: with increased temperature, the mortality grows dramatically up. we are effectively killing the oceans and possibly killing ourselves. i'm speaking on behalf of two little boys, my own sons, who some

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:07:44 to 4:07:56( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: of you know. they stop by here from time to time. they're 3 1/2. i'd like them to be able to enjoy the oceans the way we have. i'd like them to see the magnificent species that we now enjoy.

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:07:56 to 4:08:08( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: i do not want to bequeath to those young boys or to anyone's children or grandchildren a world berest of coral reefs and the many species they depend on. with that i would urge passage of

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:08:08 to 4:08:22( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: this legislation and urge that we vigorously endeavor reduce the factors that are contributing to this dangerous problem. with that i yield back the balance of my time. and urge a yes

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:08:22 to 4:08:35( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: vote. the speaker pro tempore: all time has expired. the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 4174 as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:08:35 to 4:08:48( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the speaker pro

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:08:48 to 4:09:03( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from kansas rise? >> mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 4461. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:09:03 to 4:09:16( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 44 of 1, a bill to promote and enhance the operation of local building code enforcement administration across the country by establishing a competitive federal matching

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:09:16 to 4:09:32( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: grant program. the speaker pro tempore: does the gentleman move to pass the bill as amended? ms. moore: i do. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from kansas, mr.

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:09:32 to 4:09:49( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: moore, and the gentlewoman from west virginia, mrs. capito, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from kansas. ms. moore: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all

Carolyn B. Maloney

4:09:49 to 4:10:08( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: members have five days within which to revise and extend their remarks on this legislation and to incertificate extraneous material. -- insert extraneous material. the speaker pro tempore: without

4:10:08 to 4:10:20( Edit History Discussion )

José E. Serrano: objection. ms. moore: i yield myself such timed a i may consume. today i ask for the house support in passing h.r. 4461, the community building codes administration grant act. this legislation which

4:10:08 to 4:12:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: José E. Serrano

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