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Global Business Leaders Push for More Action on Climate Change, Climate Action Hotline 10.24.11

Global Business Leaders Push for More Action on Climate Change, Climate Action Hotline 10.24.11

October 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

October 24, 2011 Global Business Leaders Push for More Action on Climate Change In a statement released early last week, a group of the world’s largest investors, representing over $20 trillion in assets worldwide stressed the urgent need for policies that would stimulate private sector investment, create jobs and ensure the long-term sustainability of the […]

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The Case for Clean Energy and Clean Air, Climate Action Hotline 10.17.11

The Case for Clean Energy and Clean Air, Climate Action Hotline 10.17.11

October 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

October 17, 2011 The Case for Clean Energy and Clean Air Last week the World Resources Institute released a new brief, Climate Science 2009-2010: Major New Discoveries, a periodic review of the state of play climate change science. The brief highlights several key findings including: the decade from 2000 to 2009 was the warmest on […]

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Toss another skeptic on the barbie….,Climate Action Hotline, 7.5.11

Toss another skeptic on the barbie….,Climate Action Hotline, 7.5.11

July 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director July 5, 2011 Toss another skeptic on the barbie…. If, over the course of July 4th festivities, someone brought up your work, you may have experienced the demoralizing feeling that one can get from talking with the neighbors about the future of the planet. Over the past few years, we have […]

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Look Both Ways Before Crossing: Voices from the Right and Left, Climate Action Hotline, 6.27.11

Look Both Ways Before Crossing: Voices from the Right and Left, Climate Action Hotline, 6.27.11

June 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director June 27, 2011 Look Both Ways Before Crossing: Voices from the Right and Left In a passionate Rolling Stone article, environmental champion Al Gore critiques the Obama Administration’s environmental record and leadership on climate change this week. He blames President Obama for failing to demonstrate the “magnitude of the climate crisis” […]

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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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Attacks on Climate Science Connected to New Era of Hydrocarbon Development, Climate Action Hotline 8.20.10

Attacks on Climate Science Connected to New Era of Hydrocarbon Development, Climate Action Hotline 8.20.10

August 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

August 20, 2010 Attacks on Climate Science Connected to New Era of Hydrocarbon Development There’s nothing polite about the House and Senate campaigns that attack directly the scientific consensus that global warming is occurring and man-made carbon emissions are its primary cause. It doesn’t matter that independent scientific panels uniformly concluded that the emails stolen […]

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A Turning Point in Attack on Climate Science

A Turning Point in Attack on Climate Science

May 11, 2010 by · 9 Comments 

By Keith Schneider US Climate Action Network On May 5, in an unusually aggressive response to what they saw as an academic witch hunt, the University of Virginia Faculty Senate condemned state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s demand to turn over six years of documents related to the work of Michael Mann, a former UVa climate […]

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Report Examines Hidden Costs of Energy

Report Examines Hidden Costs of Energy

November 18, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The external damages from sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and particulate matter created by burning coal at 406 coal-fired power plants, which produce 95 percent of the nation’s coal-generated electricity, were about $62 billion in 2005. These nonclimate damages average about 3.2 cents for every kilowatt-hour of energy produced. Those are some of the findings of […]

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Climate Change on Two Continents: Climate Action Hotline, Nov. 5

Climate Change on Two Continents: Climate Action Hotline, Nov. 5

November 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

November 5, 2009 The work to clean the skies of climate changing pollution took center stage this week in influential policy forums on two continents– the 5-day UNFCCC climate negotiating session in Barcelona, and the U.S. Senate. The objective of climate advocates, which includes the White House and many Democrats on Capitol Hill was to […]

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