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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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Cleaning Up Our Waters, Spending, and Energy Use Hot Pubs

Cleaning Up Our Waters, Spending, and Energy Use Hot Pubs

August 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports: Toxic Oil Dispersants: This month Toxipedia Consultants and Earthjustice released “The Chaos of Clean-Up: Analysis of Potential Health and Environmental Impacts of Chemicals in Dispersant Products.” The study responds to public concern over the safety of chemicals poured into the Gulf of Mexico to disperse oil after the Deepwater Horizon spill. According to […]

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Epic Climate Protests Amid Severe Climate Impacts, Climate Action Hotline 8.22.11

Epic Climate Protests Amid Severe Climate Impacts, Climate Action Hotline 8.22.11

August 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Epic Climate Protests Amid Severe Climate Impacts Today at the White House, residents of Nebraska, along with a large contingency of DC residents, helped kick-off the third day of the largest civil disobedience in the history of the American climate movement. For two weeks, over 2,000 people from all 50 states are expected to take […]

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Climate Action Hotline 8.15.11

Climate Action Hotline 8.15.11

August 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director Aug. 15, 2011 It seemed there was no escaping the ‘debt-ceiling’ fiasco and market turmoil this week and as is all too often the case, the environment seemed to bear the brunt of the loses. Clean tech stocks have been falling even faster than the market as a whole, hit by […]

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Cause and Effect and Other Hot Pubs

Cause and Effect and Other Hot Pubs

July 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports Water-Related Impacts of Climate Change: Today the Natural Resources Defense Council released their new report called, “Thirsty for Answers: Preparing for the Water-related Impacts of Climate Change in American Cities.” The report makes clear that some of the most profound effects of climate change are water-related, like sea level rise, increased rain and […]

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Here We Go Again, Climate Action Hotline, 7.11.11

Here We Go Again, Climate Action Hotline, 7.11.11

July 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director July 11, 2011 Here We Go Again They are at it again! The House of Representatives is working on the fiscal 2012 budget for the government.  Environmentalists want a responsibly funded government, but the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, released last week, includes several dirty air riders that would prevent the […]

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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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Dirty Decision Makers Ignoring Clean Solutions, Climate Action Hotline 5.9.11

Dirty Decision Makers Ignoring Clean Solutions, Climate Action Hotline 5.9.11

May 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director May 2, 2011 Dirty Decision Makers Ignoring Clean Solutions Last Thursday, in an attempt to save Americans’ money and reduce handouts to Big Oil, House Democrats tried to pass a motion that would allow a vote on a provision to end certain subsidies to oil companies. Unfortunately, it was defeated 241-171 […]

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Rising up, Climate Action Hotline 4.18.11

Rising up, Climate Action Hotline 4.18.11

April 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director April 18, 2011 Rising Up I think we can all agree that a good Earth Day is one where the pervasive power and presence of the fossil fuel industry begins to crack, and this year we are seeing real signs of fissure in the Goliath. On April 9, after weeks of […]

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