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By Robert J. Cabin / On July 22nd, 2011

Under the guise of what EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson described as "renewable, homegrown power," her agency just gave the green light to yet another destructive, unaccountable industry that unnecessarily threatens our climate, forests and health....

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By Robert J. Cabin / On May 18th, 2011

A recent Gallup poll found "historically low levels of public worry about environmental problems," and more than a third of those polled...

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By R. Edward Grumbine / On October 25th, 2010

Living in Kunming has its benefits:-great food; friendly people; helpful colleagues; and stimulating work. But for a city of its size, there is precious little public open space and I have yet to discover any place where one can walk on dirt or grass...

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By R. Edward Grumbine / On October 8th, 2010

Before I left for my year in China, I took a few minutes one afternoon to fill out the federal census form that was delivered to my house. Many Americans may complain about such an “onerous” exercise, but most citizens understand the importance of being...

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By Admin / On February 4th, 2010

Writing on his Fast Company blog, Lives Per Gallon author Terry Tamminen writes:

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By Admin / On December 17th, 2009

On Grist, Jay Inslee vents about the "birthers" and climate-change deniers:

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By Admin / On December 15th, 2009

Terry Tamminen on the youth activists at Copenhagen's COP15 talks:

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By Admin / On December 10th, 2009

Terry Tamminen has a new post on Fast Company's blog about the carbon taxes and cap and trade:

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By Admin / On December 9th, 2009

Over on Post Carbon, Juliet Eilperin notes the EPA's changing stance on greenhouse gases: Making a pitch to an international...

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By Admin / On December 9th, 2009

Marc Ambinder has a point-by-point rebuttal of Sarah Palin's latest column in the Washington Post:

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