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|1. Kerry and Republicans clash over effect of climate deal on jobs|
|Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the historic Paris climate change accord would provide a massive global economic boost by encouraging corporations to invest trillions of dollars in clean energy over four decades. “There are jobs to be created, money to be made,” Kerry said. Republican lawmakers said the deal, which calls for curbing carbon emissions blamed for contributing to global warming, would be devastating economically. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said it would kill jobs and increase energy costs.
Source: USA Today
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