Saturday, May 23, 2015
Climate Change
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Obama Warns Of Threat That Climate Change Poses To National Security

Obama addresses climate change and the graduating class of cadets at the Coast Guard Academy.

May 20, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Never Forget Sodom And Gomorrah

Global warming is good for your lawn, Texas paranoia abounds, and we found the most adorably deranged complaint ever filed in federal court. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”

May 8, 2015
Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida

An Epidemic Of CNE Syndrome Strikes Our State Governments

A narrow segment of our population have become pathologically resistant to even the mention of “climate change” — Republican political officials and candidates.

May 6, 2015
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Weekend Reader: ‘The Age Of Sustainable Development’

The stakes are high in ‘The Age Of Sustainable Development,’ but as Jeffrey D. Sachs makes clear, the demands for environmental justice are vital.

May 3, 2015
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NASA Pushes Back Against Proposal To Slash Climate Budget

The proposal would cut funding to NASA’s Earth Sciences division, which researches the planet’s natural systems and processes — including climate change, severe weather, and glaciers.

May 1, 2015
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What’s Partisan About Fact?

The lack of GOP enthusiasm for fact-checkers ought to tell you something. Who could have a problem with a fact-checker?

April 27, 2015
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Obama To Visit Everglades On Wednesday, Highlight Climate Change Threat

Obama visits the Florida Everglades on Earth Day, to address climate change and environmental conservation. His escort will not be Governor Scott, but Bill Nye, ‘The Science Guy.’

April 22, 2015
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Obama In Fresh Push On Climate Change

U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Florida’s Everglades Wednesday hoping to reframe the debate on climate change ahead of a vital few months that will shape his environmental legacy.

April 21, 2015
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Often There’s No Sensible Middle

Americans like the sound of moderation. Confronting climate change, abortion restrictions, or tax inequities, we may compromise together — but we must first agree the problem exists.

April 16, 2015
Farm New England

Farming Moves North With the Temperatures

This is no endorsement of climate change — let’s make that clear — but rising temperatures are breathing new life into northern agriculture.

April 14, 2015
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Climate 2016: Will Hillary Clinton Become The Next ‘Greenest President’?

In 2008, Clinton promoted an ambitious $50 billion “strategic energy fund” to invest in a clean energy “Apollo Project” — funded by taxing Big Oil’s “excess profits.”

March 31, 2015
Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) (CSIS: Center for Strategic & International Studies via Flickr)

The 5 Worst Climate Change Truthers In Congress

These congressional Republicans are definitely not scientists.

March 31, 2015
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Colorado City Vows To Be Carbon Neutral, Defying Partisan Politics

Fort Collins, Colorado plans on becoming America’s first carbon neutral city.

March 30, 2015
President Barack Obama speaks as student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competitions from across the country look on in the East Room of the White House during the 2015 White House Science Fair on March 23, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Why Barack Obama Is Our Greenest President

When it comes to advancing clean energy and fighting carbon pollution, no president has done more than Barack Obama.

March 30, 2015
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Antarctic Ice Shelves Melting 70 Percent Faster In Last Decade, Study Shows

New study finds Antarctic ice shelves are melting more rapidly. Some may be irrecoverably melted, glaciologists say.

March 26, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Mitt Romney Meets… Mitt Romeny

Mitt Romney appeared with Jimmy Fallon, to talk about his upcoming charity boxing match with Evander Holyfield. But first, he had a chat with “himself” in the mirror.

March 26, 2015
A rainbow over the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve (Judith Slein via Flickr)

Congress: Protect Wildlife Refuge From Alaska’s Greed

Alaska has no right to balance its checkbook at the expense of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

March 25, 2015
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Reining In The Coal Industry’s Assault On Public Health

The Supreme Court will soon have to choose between corporate polluters’ profits and American lives.

March 24, 2015
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EPA Rule On Power Plant Emissions Faces Formidable Hurdle In Supreme Court

The Obama administration is facing yet another high-stakes Supreme Court battle over the president’s use of executive power.

March 23, 2015
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Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘An Inconvenient Truth’

Climate change is still ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ but so much more urgent.

March 22, 2015
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Obama Administration Puts Out Fracking Rules For Federal Lands

President Obama has taken another big step to protect the environment.

March 20, 2015
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California’s Governor Brown, Lawmakers Plan Short- And Long-Term Strategy On Drought

Learn more about California’s $1 billion drought plan.

March 20, 2015
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Obama Orders 40 Percent Reduction In Carbon Emissions By U.S. Agencies

President Obama is still working around Congress to fight climate change.

March 19, 2015
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Emissions Order Might Spur Alt-Fuel Vehicle Sales

Executive order sets pace for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by replacing White House fleet with alt-fuel running vehicles.

March 19, 2015
Climate Change, Environment, FEMA, Disaster Preparedness, Governors, Funds

FEMA To States: No Climate Planning, No Money

In order to receive disaster preparedness funds from FEMA, governors who deny man-made climate change will have to challenge their beliefs.

March 19, 2015
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