Summary: S.386 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.386. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Introduced in Senate (02/15/2005)

Climate Change Technology Deployment in Developing Countries Act of 2005 - Amends the Global Environmental Protection Assistance Act of 1989 to consider the Department of State as the lead agency for integrating into U.S. foreign policy the goal of reducing greenhouse gas intensity in developing countries.

Directs the Secretary of State to: (1) provide assistance to developing countries to reduce greenhouse gas intensity; (2) inventory greenhouse gas intensity reducing technologies and identify appropriate technologies for developing countries; (3) develop a technology strategic plan and carry out demonstration projects in at least ten countries; and (4) carry out fellowship and exchange programs for officials from developing countries to acquire U.S. expertise in greenhouse gas intensity reduction practices.

Directs the U.S. Trade Representative to seek to eliminate foreign trade barriers to the export of U.S. greenhouse gas intensity reducing technologies and practices.

Establishes an interagency working group to carry out a greenhouse gas intensity reducing technology export initiative.

Terminates programs under this Act as of December 31, 2010.