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Clean Air Act Digest, 1.25.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 1.25.13

January 25, 2013 by · 1 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 · 1 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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Owning Up: Taking Responsibility Before Durban, Climate Action Hotline 11.14.11

Owning Up: Taking Responsibility Before Durban, Climate Action Hotline 11.14.11

November 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Owning Up: Taking Responsibility Before Durban November 14, 2011 As we paid tribute to our Armed Forces this week, the climate community celebrated an extraordinary victory for the health, safety and security of this country’s future; a future that America’s men and women in the military fight to protect every day, both at home and […]

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Fighting for a Better Future, Climate Action Hotline 11.7.11

Fighting for a Better Future, Climate Action Hotline 11.7.11

November 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fighting for a Better Future November 7, 2011 “YES WE CAN!” chanted a huge crowd in Lafayette Park in front of the White House as President Obama’s motorcade passed by Sunday evening. This symbolic gesture was a great conclusion to the momentous collaborative action that had just occurred. Only minutes before, approximately 12,000 people had […]

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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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Climate Action Hotline, 4.4.11

Climate Action Hotline, 4.4.11

April 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director April 4, 2011 Climate Action Hotline (Photo courtesy of Pete Souza, whitehouse.gov) In a major speech on energy policy at Georgetown University, President Obama highlighted the energy security benefits of curbing demand for oil.  During the speech he called for a consistent long-term fuel-savings strategy of producing more electric cars, converting […]

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Climate Action Hotline, 3.21.11

Climate Action Hotline, 3.21.11

March 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director March 21, 2011 Climate Action Hotline Under the guise of protecting small businesses, higher gas prices and continued high unemployment numbers, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) pushed to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from moving forward on new pollution regulations, but failed to get to a vote Thursday, after days […]

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Obama Vows To Go Where No Man Has Gone Before: Goal is to pass and sign comprehensive energy and climate legislation

Obama Vows To Go Where No Man Has Gone Before: Goal is to pass and sign comprehensive energy and climate legislation

June 24, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

By Keith Schneider US Climate Action Network Given the emotional reserve of a man whose aides once referred to as “no drama Obama,” the president is getting pretty fired up about energy.  On Wednesday this week President Obama concluded an all hands cabinet meeting at the White House by publicly declaring again his resolve to […]

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Energy Independence Is Nation’s Most Elusive Technological Goal

Energy Independence Is Nation’s Most Elusive Technological Goal

June 18, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

Of all the technological missions identified and pursued by the United States none has been as much of an abject failure as achieving energy independence. A nation that at various historic inflection points crossed the nation with a unified rail line, developed the most powerful bombs ever seen in the Manhattan Project, and sent men […]

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Gulf Oil Disaster Prompts Calls For Comprehensive Solution:  President Obama and advocates press for new national climate and energy bill

Gulf Oil Disaster Prompts Calls For Comprehensive Solution: President Obama and advocates press for new national climate and energy bill

June 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By Keith Schneider US Climate Action Network On June 2, a day before BP announced it had sheared through a leaking pipe at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, one of the very few steps forward in the company’s 44-day campaign to staunch the worst oil disaster in American history, President Barack Obama pressed […]

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