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3/2/2015
Climate change is happening, humans are the cause, and a shocking number of congressional Republicans - over 56 percent - deny or question the science. CAP Action conducted a fresh analysis of public statements from current Representatives and ...   
1/2/2015
The Obama administration on Jan. 14 announced its long-awaited plan to control the oil and gas industry's emissions of methane, saying it would in the next decade cut in half leaks of the potent global-warming pollutant.The White House ...   
14/1/2015
The Obama Administration today announced a new goal to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025, and a set of actions to put the United States on a path to achieve this goal. The U.S. ...   
14/1/2015
The Obama administration has unveiled plans to regulate methane emissions from the country's oil and natural-gas industry by as much as 45 per cent over the next decade. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to propose federal ...   
14/1/2015
Tackling a huge climate issue, the Obama administration Wednesday announced long-awaited measures to slash U.S. emissions of methane-a potent greenhouse gas-from the oil and gas industry. Setting an "ambitious" goal, the White House is aiming for ...   
6/1/2015
A handful of Republicans make a conservative case for climate change concern in the new Congress being sworn in today. But nobody expects them to break with the denier-dominated majority on the most important fossil fuel issues in the months ...   
12/12/2014
Facing significant budget cuts and an incoming Republican Congress determined to limit her authority, Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy might be expected to sound a bit chastened. She doesn't. In an exclusive ...   
11/12/2014
Seen with the naked eye, a natural gas facility's storage tanks and pipes appear fairly innocuous-boring, in fact. Switch to an infrared camera, and it looks like a five-alarm fire. Clouds of gas billow upward, spewing methane gas into the ...   
25/11/2014
The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a major challenge to the limits set by the Obama administration on emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from coal-fired power plants.It is the latest effort by industry groups to roll ...   
21/11/2014
The latest public opinion study out of Yale’s Project on Climate Change Communication has all the usual hints of optimism we`ve seen in the Project`s many other climate reports. According to “Climate Change in the American Mind,” released this ...   
14/11/2014
The climate-change pact reached this week between the United States and China is a game-changer in international environmental politics that puts pressure on Canada to get serious about reducing emissions. As the world`s two biggest ...   
12/11/2014
In what may prove to be a watershed moment in the fight against climate change, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced from Beijing on Wednesday that they are pursuing ambitious new greenhouse gas emission ...   
5/11/2014
Voters gave Republicans control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections with a majority of 52 seats to the Democrats’ 48. The GOP also maintained control of the House of Representatives, making Congress entirely Republican.For the ...   
5/11/2014
The fate of nascent government efforts to combat climate change hangs in the balance following the recapture of the Senate by Republicans, environmental activists fear. By wresting control of the chamber from Democrats and tightening a ...   
4/11/2014
Once the impacts of man-made pollution on global climate became obvious in the late 1980s, the U.N. established a Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the first meeting was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992 to agree upon a ...   
21/9/2014
As the debate rages over the federal government imposing sweeping regulations over states, Montana is developing a strategy that could reduce climate pollution without closing coal plants while improving energy efficiency and increasing other ...   
16/8/2014
President Barack Obama’s second-term promise to tackle climate change has clashed with election-year politics.Much of the political debate has focused on the Environmental Protection Agency’s newly proposed regulations on existing power ...   
9/8/2014
While Sen. Mitch McConnell is traveling Kentucky portraying himself as a friend of coal, his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, sits on the board of Bloomberg Philanthrophies, an organization that is supporting an anti-coal ...   
2/8/2014
Twelve states filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration on Friday seeking to block an Environmental Protection Agency proposal to regulate coal-fired power plants in an effort to stem climate change.The plaintiffs are led by West ...   
13/7/2014
As Republicans promote the state’s economic “miracle,” many climate scientists from Texas say prosperity has come at a steep price. With its dependence on an energy industry that relies on extracting fossil fuels, scientists say Texas ...   
24/6/2014
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin shot a bullet through the cap-and-trade bill, while Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has delivered 71 floor speeches calling for action on global warming. But even they can come together to find common ...   
24/6/2014
US president Barack Obama’s plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions have been mostly backed by the Supreme Court. Some limits have been placed on the plans, including exempting some smaller emitters.Earlier this month, the US Environmental ...   
24/6/2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday largely upheld the Obama administration's authority to curb greenhouse gases from major emitters like power plants and refineries in a ruling that nonetheless exempted some smaller sources from the ...   
23/6/2014
The Supreme Court largely left intact Monday the Obama administration's only existing program to limit power plant and factory emissions of the gases blamed for global warming. But a divided court also rebuked environmental regulators for taking ...   
23/6/2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Environmental Protection Agency to require greenhouse-gas controls on power plants and other large stationary sources of pollution, but ruled the agency was too aggressive in its approach. The ...   

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