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Clean Air Act Digest, 10.4.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 10.4.13

October 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Please take a moment to fill out our survey, then scroll down to read the Clean Air Act Digest. Thank you! Loading…   UPDATES Congress: On October 1, for the first time in 17 years, the government shut down after House Republicans refused to vote on a “clean” Continuing Resolution to fund the government. While […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 6.28.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.28.13

June 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Administration: President Obama has announced a robust plan for tackling climate change and reducing dangerous carbon pollution. This marks a historic turning point. No longer will power plants be allowed to dump unlimited amounts of carbon into our atmosphere, threatening our health and environment. The President’s speech on Tuesday builds on previous statements with […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 2.15.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 2.15.13

February 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: On Wednesday, Senator Boxer, Chair of the Environmental and Public Works Committee, held a briefing on the latest climate science. All Senators were encouraged to attend. The briefing featured four climate scientists who presented on the latest trends and scientific evidence related to the growing impacts associated with climate change. You can watch […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 1.25.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 1.25.13

January 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: On January 24, 2013, U.S. Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) announced a new bicameral Task Force on Climate Change. Rep. Waxman, the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will co-chair the Task Force along with Senator Whitehouse, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 1.18.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 1.18.13

January 18, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Fiscal Cliff Part 2: On New Year’s Day, Congress postponed the “fiscal cliff” by passing a last-minute tax bill. After years of significant spending cuts, the bill was the first to provide needed revenue to continue popular federal programs, including incentives promoting clean energy. But the final bill did not raise enough revenue […]

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Climate Change and Children’s Health

Climate Change and Children’s Health

August 8, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Originally posted on Healthy Child Healthy World blog. Disclaimer: I’m not a mom, but I have one. And I don’t have any children, but I apparently act like one from time to time. With that said, I’m grateful for the opportunity to share this blog with the Healthy Child Healthy World community. For the better part […]

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Rio+20 Round-up, Hotline 6.28.12

Rio+20 Round-up, Hotline 6.28.12

June 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The UN Conference on Sustainable Development, more commonly recognized as Rio+20, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, came to a close last week. Read about the outcome and find related resources by reading more.

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There is no hope, but we might be wrong. Earth Day 2012 Hotline, 4.23.12

There is no hope, but we might be wrong. Earth Day 2012 Hotline, 4.23.12

April 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

“There is no hope, but we might be wrong.” Earth Day 2012 Edition The Strip | By Brian McFadden published in The New York Times, 4.22.12. Happy Earth Day! Since the first Earth Day, the environmental threats facing our country and planet have worsened, growing exponentially in number and complexity. Even as we learn more […]

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Earth’s Titanic Challenge, Hotline 4.16.12

Earth’s Titanic Challenge, Hotline 4.16.12

April 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Earth’s Titanic Challenge This past weekend marked a hundred years from when the Titanic sank tragically in the icy Atlantic Ocean. Although a century ago, this historic event has not only lived on but gained epic recognition  in popular culture. Not surprisingly, this symbol of avoidable demise has been used as metaphor for climate change […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 3.30.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 3.30.12

March 30, 2012 by · 4 Comments 

UPDATES Carbon Pollution Standard: On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the first national limits on carbon pollution from new electric power plants. This is an incredibly important step forward to protect American’s health and well-being from the carbon pollution that is driving dangerous climate change. Carbon pollution fuels climate change that raises temperatures and […]

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