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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 Wade Davis / On December 14th, 2009

The obvious questions provoke the obvious answers. From my reading of the literature over the last month, and from everything I have learned at Copenhagen, there can be no doubt that the scientific consensus on climate change is consistent and...

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By Chuck Savitt / On December 11th, 2009

In a dramatic break with recent policy, the Environmental Protection Agency has just formally announced plans to regulate climate changing pollution under the Clean Air Act, declaring clear evidence that greenhouse gases "...

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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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By Admin / On December 8th, 2009

Today on Post Carbon, Juliet Eilperin writes: Back in the mid-1990s, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change projected this would...

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By Terry Tamminen / On December 3rd, 2009

Tens of thousands of modern-day crusaders, charlatans, Nobel laureates, CEOs, quick-buck artists, earnest politicians, and assorted movie extras of every conceivable socio-political-ethnic-economic background will descend on Copenhagen for the next three...

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By Chuck Savitt / On September 17th, 2009

Many families who dutifully recycle, take mass transit, and have a house full of compact fluorescent light bulbs, would say they're doing their part to save the earth. However, a new study from the London School of Economics suggests that in developed...

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By Chuck Savitt / On August 24th, 2009

Although the summer's first tropical storm to make U.S. landfall, Claudette, avoided doing significant damage, we're now in the midst of hurricane season.

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