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NWF Releases Oil Spill Legislative Agenda

6/29/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

The BP oil spill is by far the worst environmental disaster in American history. The most immediate challenge is to stop the leak, clean up and contain oil, and assist the people of our Gulf Coast. But the national response […] Read more >

Highlight of the Week: Senate Bill in the Works Amidst Clean Air Attacks

3/12/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

On Tuesday, the Obama administration signaled a fresh commitment to moving a climate bill this year, bringing together a bipartisan group of 14 key Senators and top cabinet officials for a White House meeting.    "He wants us to move, […] Read more >

Economic Message of the Week: DOE Loan Guarantee Invests in Hawaiian Wind Power Project

3/12/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the Department of Energy's conditional commitment to a $117 million loan guarantee for a new wind energy project in Kahuku, Hawaii that could avert nearly 160 million pounds of carbon pollution and create 200 new jobs. "This investment will […] Read more >

Editorial of the Week: Getting global warming right (Los AngelesTimes)

3/12/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

Although the IPCC errors have cast some light on the problems that arise when policymakers' demands for hard numbers conflict with the uncertainties of climate forecasting, they have done nothing to shake bedrock conclusions that the world is warming and […] Read more >

China May Launch First 'Cap and Trade' System

3/12/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

The northeast port city of Tianjin, China, may launch a cap-and-trade system by June, making it the first such case in the world's most pollution-heavy nation. "Pursuing energy efficiency has truly risen to the top of the agenda for local governments," said […] Read more >

Education and Training Leaders To Senate: Pass Clean Energy Bill Now

3/12/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

Education and training leaders from across the nation are encouraging their Senators to pass comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation that will put a cap on global warming pollution and fund education and training for all sectors of the emerging clean energy […] Read more >

Ag Groups Rally Against Dirty Air Act

3/12/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

While Dirty Air Act advocates seek ways to handcuff the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a diverse cast of organizations is pushing for the regulation of carbon pollution and other emissions tied to global warming and resultant public health risks. Agricultural organizations and […] Read more >

Highlight of the Week: Obama to Address CEOs as Push for Climate Bill Mounts

2/23/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

President Obama is scheduled to address major U.S. CEOs this week and discuss energy and climate plans for the coming year, with special focus on a "hybrid" climate bill capable of winning broad support in the Senate. Among the business leaders expected […] Read more >

Economic Message of the Week: Dept. of Energy Announces $1.37 Billion in Loans for Solar Power Plants

2/23/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

The Department of Energy announced "conditional commitments" for more than $1.37 billion in loan guarantees to support the construction of three major solar power plants. "This is an investment in American jobs and the clean, renewable energy our economy needs," said Energy […] Read more >

Editorial of the Week: Despite 50-plus inches, no ice age is here (Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)

2/23/2010 // By Global Warming Staff

While we are digging out from under the snow here in the Fredericksburg area, some people are trying to use the storms to bury the idea that global warming is a serious concern. The family of Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe, […] Read more >