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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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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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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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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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381 And Counting, Climate Action Hotline 8.29.11

381 And Counting, Climate Action Hotline 8.29.11

August 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

381 And Counting… On Friday, as Hurricane Irene approached the East Coast and reminded us what a world with increased climate change and extreme weather events will look like, the Obama Administration released its final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline to transport toxic tar sands oil through the middle of the […]

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In the Heat of Summer, Climate Action Hotline 8.8.11

In the Heat of Summer, Climate Action Hotline 8.8.11

August 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director Aug. 8, 2011 Image courtesy of: NRDC In the Heat of Summer The horrible July heat wave has spilled over into August, bringing weeks, even entire months, of unusually high temperatures to cities across the US. Nearly 200 million people are said to be affected by the heat wave, with 2,712 […]

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Climate Action Hotline, 7.25.11

Climate Action Hotline, 7.25.11

July 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director July 25, 2011 Image courtesy of: Devin Dobbins-McCarthy From the delivery of more than 639,000 comments in support of strong mercury safeguards to the legislative efforts to cut climate funding and block life saving clean air standards, it was a week of contradictions as intense as the record high temperatures brought […]

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The Hour of Choosing Arrives: American Power Act Introduced in Senate

The Hour of Choosing Arrives: American Power Act Introduced in Senate

May 12, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

By Keith Schneider US Climate Action Network In a long-awaited proposal designed to secure existing domestic energy sources and develop new ones that begin to reverse the damaging effects of global climate change, New England Senators John Kerry and Joe Lieberman today introduced comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation. The co-authors of the bill, one […]

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Upcoming Climate Trial

Upcoming Climate Trial

February 10, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Tim DeChristopher got national headlines last year when he bid on and won 14 oil and gas leases worth $1.8 million.  Now he’s headed for a trial  for making false statements and interfering with an auction and the sentence could include up to 10 years in prison and $750,000 in fines. He plans to argue […]

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