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12/7/2014
The House yesterday passed its $34 billion energy and water spending plan after two days of marathon debate that saw votes to maintain funding for the Department of Energy's reinvigorated loan guarantee program, continue to block enforcement of a ...   
12/7/2014
The nation's third-largest carbon dioxide-emitting state is in the middle of a fierce election fight that could determine whether it stays on its current path of challenging U.S. EPA climate rules, or instead slows fossil fuel development and ...   
12/7/2014
Caught in climate-change middle | Photo, Charleston Post Courier
Accept the scientific consensus of human-caused climate change and you're branded an accomplice in the killing of jobs. Reject it and you're condemned as a co-conspirator in the fossil-fuel fouling - and flooding - of the ...   
8/7/2014
A political push is underway to block California's carbon cap-and-trade program from expanding next year to include motor fuels. State Assemblyman Henry Perea (D) on Friday stripped text out of one of his bills that was sitting in ...   
2/7/2014
The conservative YG Network recently published a series of ‘reform conservative’ essays called ‘Room to Grow,’ designed to create a ‘thriving middle class’ while limiting the size of government. Those essays have been subject to intense criticism ...   
30/6/2014
The much-delayed government scheme to encourage Britons to switch to low-carbon heating has helped just 79 homes install renewable heat technologies in the two months since it launched, it has emerged. Greg Barker, the climate minister, ...   
25/6/2014
Appealing for patience and perseverance from environmental activists, President Barack Obama claimed progress Wednesday in his second-term drive to combat climate change but said more must be done to address a generational problem. One ...   
21/6/2014
n early June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a long-term plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.The agency describes its Clean Power Plan as a “common-sense” way to reduce risks to public health ...   
21/6/2014
With co-authors from Harvard University, the team found air quality in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley potentially stands to gain the most from the proposed EPA action. That's because some of the region's coal-fired power plants could be ...   
19/6/2014
The Environmental Protection Agency's announcement earlier this month of its proposal to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants marks an historic effort by the president and his administration to take action to fight climate change. It ...   
19/6/2014
Top environmental regulators for four Republican presidents told Congress on Wednesday what many Republican lawmakers won't: Action is needed on global warming.In a congressional hearing organized to undermine Republican opposition to ...   
19/6/2014
Rising public support for action on climate change bodes well for federal regulations announced this month to limit pollution from power plants, four Republican former chiefs of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on ...   
17/6/2014
Much has been written about the nuclear agreements signed at the UK-China summit. Given the boost to low-carbon electricity, to energy security and to jobs, the Chinese interest in taking forward investment at Hinkley Point C, the UK's first ...   
16/6/2014
History is often made by strong personalities wielding bold new political, economic or religious doctrines. Yet any serious effort to understand how and why societies change requires examination not just of leaders and ideas, but also of ...   
16/6/2014
When the Obama administration announced its new plan to cut carbon dioxide from power plants to combat climate change, Louisiana found itself on the hook for a 40 percent reduction over the next 15 years or so -- one of the bigger decreases ...   
16/6/2014
President Barack Obama's new pollution limits for power plants have set off an avalanche of information about what the rules will cost, how they will affect your health and how far they will go toward curbing climate change.There's just ...   
13/6/2014
If we really want to maintain a livable climate, and prevent global temperatures from rising more than 2° Celsius, then no nation, anywhere, can burn any oil, gas, or coal at all after 2050, according to a striking new analysis of the latest ...   
11/6/2014
Since the EPA announced new carbon pollution limits for existing power plants recently, the polluting industry’s lobbyists and their political allies have trotted out their usual apocalyptic cries of economic doom. Every time we take steps to ...   
10/6/2014
Climate change may be the most significant long-term challenge facing the planet, Barack Obama has said in a newly aired TV interview, emphasising the growing differences with Tony Abbott who insists it is certainly not the most important issue ...   
10/6/2014
In talking about how to eliminate carbon emissions, I`ve written about three general methods: Ask for change. Encourage change. Force change. We`re well beyond asking, so encouragement seems the next step. ...   
8/6/2014
Climate change and coal | Photo, Rapid City Journal
Western coal production is expected to fall by over 30 percent in 2020 due to new federal pollution standards proposed for power plants, according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency projections. The decline is anticipated to be ...   
8/6/2014
The E. W. Brown power plant rides like an ocean liner on a rolling ridge in Kentucky, its smokestacks and plumes visible across fields of corn and cattle for miles around. The coal-fired plant has lighted homes since Dwight D. Eisenhower ...   
7/6/2014
Facing potential extinction under rising sea levels, many small island nations are embracing renewable energy and trying to green their economies. Although the least responsible for carbon emissions, small countries like Barbados are on the front ...   
6/6/2014
The cries of protest have been fierce, warning that President Obama's plan to cut greenhouse gases from power plants will bring soaring electricity bills and even plunge the nation into blackouts. By the time the administration is finished, one ...   
4/6/2014
As expected, some Dems are using the new EPA rules curbing carbon emissions from existing power plants to achieve maximum distance from Obummer, particularly in red states. But here`s one top tier Senate race where this is not happening. ...   

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