White House hosts meeting on energy, climate

AP

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, one of the lawmakers invited to the White House, said the energy bill should create jobs.

"Climate change is about pricing carbon, and creating a whole new wind, solar panel, fuel cell industry in this country," Brown said.

At the same time, Brown said he wants to ensure that the legislation is written in a way to help manufacturers in his state, including companies that make aluminum, cement, glass, steel, paper and chemicals.

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