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Ahead of the Election, Signs of Hope and Caution For Climate Activists

Ahead of the Election, Signs of Hope and Caution For Climate Activists

October 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A week before the critically significant national election for climate activists there’s promising news from California. A Los Angeles Times/University of Southern California poll released over the weekend found that Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer, one of Capitol Hill’s most important advocates for reducing climate-changing emissions, has opened an eight-point lead over Republican candidate Carly Fiorina, […]

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Ahead of the Election, Signs of Hope and Caution For Climate Activists, Climate Action Hotline 10.26.10

Ahead of the Election, Signs of Hope and Caution For Climate Activists, Climate Action Hotline 10.26.10

October 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director October 26, 2010 Ahead of the Election, Signs of Hope and Caution For Climate Activists Activists with signs line the sidewalk in Santa Cruz, CA. Photo by Isaac Miller. A week before the critically significant national election for climate activists there’s promising news from California. A Los Angeles Times/University of Southern […]

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Deep Drill Moratorium Lifted, Clean Energy Progresses, No Change at Top of IPCC

Deep Drill Moratorium Lifted, Clean Energy Progresses, No Change at Top of IPCC

October 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A week after the Obama administration lifted the temporary ban on deep-water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, a group of oil executives yesterday appeared at a forum in Houston at the South Texas College of Law to explain how an essentially unregulated industry was contending with the government’s new rules. The short course: Executives […]

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Deep Drill Moratorium Lifted, Clean Energy Progresses, No Change at Top of IPCC, Climate Action Hotline 10.19.10

Deep Drill Moratorium Lifted, Clean Energy Progresses, No Change at Top of IPCC, Climate Action Hotline 10.19.10

October 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

October 19, 2010 Deep Drill Moratorium Lifted, Clean Energy Progresses, No Change at Top of IPCC A week after the Obama administration lifted the temporary ban on deep-water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, a group of oil executives yesterday appeared at a forum in Houston at the South Texas College of Law to explain […]

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Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success

Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TIANJIN, China — On Monday, two days after the UNFCCC climate conference ended after six days of grudging negotiation, the sky above this busy city turned blue, the sun appeared for the first time in a week, and Tianjin’s angled skyline, not visible previously in the thick smog, appeared like a gleaming glass and steel […]

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Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success, Climate Action Hotline 10.12.10

Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success, Climate Action Hotline 10.12.10

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October 12, 2010 Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress on Clean Energy, And Global Work Party Success TIANJIN, China — On Monday, two days after the UNFCCC climate conference ended after six days of grudging negotiation, the sky above this busy city turned blue, the sun appeared for the first time in a week, and Tianjin’s […]

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Talk of Tianjin Climate Conference: China and U.S. Companies Are Electrifying The Car

Talk of Tianjin Climate Conference: China and U.S. Companies Are Electrifying The Car

October 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TIANJIN, China – Whatever the differences that irked delegates from China and the United States during the six days of climate negotiations that ended here on Saturday, divisions principally defined by how each would control carbon emissions and measure progress, the unmistakable conclusion reached by most of the delegates and participants is how closely tied […]

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Despite Divide Inside the Tianjin Climate Conference, China and U.S. Cooperate To Deploy Advanced Coal Technology

Despite Divide Inside the Tianjin Climate Conference, China and U.S. Cooperate To Deploy Advanced Coal Technology

October 8, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

TIANJIN, China – Though Chinese workers this week celebrated the 61st anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic of China, a holiday season as significant as July 4 in the United States, a swarm of construction laborers at China’s GreenGen coal-fired gasification power plant were busy welding pipes, fitting massive joints, and bending steel […]

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Two Senior Diplomats Frustrated By Pace of Tianjin Climate Conference

Two Senior Diplomats Frustrated By Pace of Tianjin Climate Conference

October 7, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

TIANJIN, China — Two of the significant participants in the UN climate change conference here, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres and chief U.S. negotiator Jonathan Pershing, have made it known they are increasingly unhappy with a tangled negotiating process that seems unable to move beyond producing more snags. Over the last 18 hours or so, […]

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Coal Is King In China, And Top Priority For Engineers Determined To Lower Climate Risks

Coal Is King In China, And Top Priority For Engineers Determined To Lower Climate Risks

October 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TIANJIN, China – This industrious nation’s allegiance to construction projects of massive scale are as familiar to the world as the 2,500-year-old, 5,500-mile Great Wall of China, which protected the country’s northern frontier, and as imposing as the wide moats and towering red stone walls of the 600-year-old Forbidden City at the heart of Beijing. […]

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