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Broad Support for a Strong EPA and Other Hot Pubs

Broad Support for a Strong EPA and Other Hot Pubs

October 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports: Water Works: Green for All, in partnership with the Economic Policy Institute, Pacific Institute and American Rivers, published a new report this month estimating the economic impact and job creating potential of major new investment in US water infrastructure. Water Works: Rebuilding Infrastructure, Creating Jobs, Greening the Environment found that “an investment of […]

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Cues from Our Climate and Other Hot Pubs

Cues from Our Climate and Other Hot Pubs

September 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports: Insurer Responses to Climate Risk: This month, Ceres released “Climate Risk Disclosure By Insurers: Evaluating Insurer Responses to the NAIC Climate Disclosure Survey.” The report examines public disclosure filings from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to assess US insurer consideration of climate change as a key risk factor to their business […]

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Cleaning Up Our Waters, Spending, and Energy Use Hot Pubs

Cleaning Up Our Waters, Spending, and Energy Use Hot Pubs

August 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports: Toxic Oil Dispersants: This month Toxipedia Consultants and Earthjustice released “The Chaos of Clean-Up: Analysis of Potential Health and Environmental Impacts of Chemicals in Dispersant Products.” The study responds to public concern over the safety of chemicals poured into the Gulf of Mexico to disperse oil after the Deepwater Horizon spill. According to […]

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Evaluating Ingenuitive Pathways to a Sustainable Future and Other Hot Pubs

Evaluating Ingenuitive Pathways to a Sustainable Future and Other Hot Pubs

August 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports Truck Fuel Economy Standards: On August 18, 2011, the National Wildlife Federation released a report: “Trucks That Work: How New Fuel Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Standards Will Deliver Better, Cleaner, Cheaper-to-Operate Trucks —– and Why it Matters for Truck Owners, Wildlife and the U.S. Economy.” The report focuses on the first ever standards […]

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Cause and Effect and Other Hot Pubs

Cause and Effect and Other Hot Pubs

July 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports Water-Related Impacts of Climate Change: Today the Natural Resources Defense Council released their new report called, “Thirsty for Answers: Preparing for the Water-related Impacts of Climate Change in American Cities.” The report makes clear that some of the most profound effects of climate change are water-related, like sea level rise, increased rain and […]

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Green Economy and Climate Attitudes

Green Economy and Climate Attitudes

June 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports Green Economy Adaptation: On June 20, 2011 Oxfam released a report, “Adapting For A Green Economy; Companies, Communities and Climate Change.” Based on results from a 2010 survey of corporate signatories to the United Nations Global Compact and the United Nations Environment Programme Caring for Climate initiative, the report shows the business perspective […]

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Climate Change Impacts and Renewable Energy

Climate Change Impacts and Renewable Energy

June 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Member Reports Climate Change and Ozone Pollution: On June 2, 2011 the Union of Concerned Scientists released a report “Climate Change and Your Health: Rising Temperatures, Worsening Ozone Pollution” that demonstrated how higher temperatures could increase ozone pollution above current levels, and analyzes the potential health consequences of these ozone increases in 2020 and 2050, […]

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Clean Energy, International Climate Change, and More Hot Pubs

Clean Energy, International Climate Change, and More Hot Pubs

May 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

USCAN MEMBER REPORTS Clean Cars: A May 2011 report “Summer Gas Prices: Beating the Heat with Clean Cars” by Environment America highlights rising summer gas prices and the need to reduce dependence on oil.  The report finds as oil prices continue to rise our environment, health, and national security continues to be at risk.  Additionally, […]

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Offshore Drilling Overview and Other Hot Pubs

Offshore Drilling Overview and Other Hot Pubs

May 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

USCAN MEMBER REPORTS World Bank: An April 14th report by Friends of the Earth and several other non-governmental organizations highlights the World Bank’s continued detrimental financing of fossil fuels.  According to seven case studies of the report “World Bank, Climate Change and Energy Financing: Something Old. Something New?” the Bank’s increase in carbon-intensive financing and […]

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Clean Power for Public Health and Other Hot Pubs

Clean Power for Public Health and Other Hot Pubs

April 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

USCAN MEMBER REPORTS Ozone and Public Health: An April 7th report by Environment America highlights the health effects of ozone pollution from power plants – and steps to reduce it.  According to “Dirty Energy’s Assault on Our Health: Ozone Pollution”, over half of people in the U.S. live with unhealthy levels of ozone.  Repeated exposure […]

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