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World Leaders Address 2011 Climate Plans, Climate Action Hotline 1.31.11

World Leaders Address 2011 Climate Plans, Climate Action Hotline 1.31.11

January 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director January 31, 2011 World Leaders Address 2011 Climate Plans In the U.S. last week, climate advocates reacted to President Obama’s annual State of the Union speech and several current and former members’ of Congress plans to weaken or even eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency. While around the world, heads of state, […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 1.26.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 1.26.11

January 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES 1. Senate Attacks on the Clean Air Act: Senator Barrasso (R-WY) Announces plan to block EPA Senator Barrasso announced his plan to introduce legislation as early as next week that would go “far beyond the two-year timeout on EPA rules advocated by John Rockefeller and other agency critics.” His website touted his upcoming bill […]

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Climate Action Hotline, 1.24.11

Climate Action Hotline, 1.24.11

January 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director January 24, 2011 Climate Action Hotline Last week there was an increased in talk on Capitol Hill about moving a ‘clean’ energy standard, or CES, that would require utilities to generate a portion of power from sources that emit less carbon pollution like solar and wind but, would also include non-renewable […]

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Climate Action Hotline, 1.18.11

Climate Action Hotline, 1.18.11

January 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director January 18, 2011 Photo: Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Jackson has pledged to focus on core issues of protecting air and water quality, preventing exposure to toxic contamination in our communities, and reducing greenhouse gases.  Courtesy of the EPA. Last year tied with 2005 as the warmest […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 1.14.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 1.14.11

January 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Four Clean Air Act attacks were introduced in the House last week: Rep. Poe (R-TX) introduced H.R. 153. His legislation has the support of 19 republicans. This legislation would deny funding to the EPA for green house gas regulation. Rep. Blackburn’s (R-TN) H.R. 197 has 46 cosponsors. The bill would exempt the Clean Air […]

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Welcome to the 112th, Climate Action Hotline 1.10.11

Welcome to the 112th, Climate Action Hotline 1.10.11

January 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director January 10, 2011 Welcome to the 112th Republicans took the helm in the House of Representatives on Wednesday with promises to roll back, cut back and scale back. Rhetoric from Democrats focused on defense, ranging from highlighting the benefits Americans already experience from recently passed legislation, to fact checking and publically […]

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Happy New Year, Climate Action Hotline 1.3.11

Happy New Year, Climate Action Hotline 1.3.11

January 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director January 3, 2011 Happy New Year The last year of climate advocacy could be summed up with the phrase, “there is no hope, but we might be wrong.”  Our community has faced up to Copenhagen collapse, Senate failure, unprecedented oil gushers, duplicitous attacks on climate science, seemingly diminishing public concern, a […]

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