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Bright Spots Across the Country, Climate Action Hotline, 7.18.11

Bright Spots Across the Country, Climate Action Hotline, 7.18.11

July 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director July 18, 2011 Bright Spots Across the Country On Monday the House of Representative voted down a bill that would have repealed a set of lighting efficiency standards set to phase in at the end of the year. The legislation (H.R. 2417) from Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) failed on a vote […]

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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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Bubbling and Crude: Gulf coast spill reflects devotion to wealth, power, and oil

Bubbling and Crude: Gulf coast spill reflects devotion to wealth, power, and oil

May 5, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

By Keith Schneider US Climate Action Network On March 17, two weeks to the day before President Barack Obama laid out a new plan to expand offshore oil exploration in the United States, a government auction of federally controlled oil and gas reserves in the Gulf of Mexico was held at the New Orleans Superdome.  […]

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Dismay Over Drilling: Climate Action Hotline, Apr. 1

Dismay Over Drilling: Climate Action Hotline, Apr. 1

April 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

April 1, 2010 The Obama administration threw heaters this week to influence climate and energy policy and practices. The first announcement — to end a long-standing moratorium on offshore oil drilling — was seen as a wild pitch. The president said the Interior Department would open large swaths of the Atlantic, Gulf, and Alaskan coasts […]

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