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Climate Capsule: The Dog Days Are Done?

8/30/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Despite Flawed Review, Tar Sands Pipeline Receives Temporary Rubber Stamp Quote: Mitt Romney Economic Story of the Week: Cleantech Taking Off Editorial of the Week: Irene Strikes a Nation Seemingly Content to Worry […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Clean Air Act, Tool to Tackle Climate

6/21/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Happy Summer Solstice from the Climate Capsule! This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week:  Supreme Court Rules on Climate Science Quote: Jeremy Symons, NWF Senior VP, Conservation & Education Economic Story of the Week: Regional cap-and-trade systems to thrive Editorial […] Read more >

How Cap & Trade Would Help Wildlife (Or: Cap Pollution, Trade Otters!)

7/15/2010 // By Miles Grant

Over at The New Republic’s The Vine, Brad Plumer discusses how sea otters make the case for capping carbon pollution & allowing trading of pollution permits: Let’s say Congress enacted a cap-and-trade system and pollution permits were selling for about […] Read more >

Can All Senators Hear Growing Clamor for Clean Energy?

10/27/2009 // By Miles Grant

I spent the day watching the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee’s hearing on the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act. But while I listened to Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) deny even basic climate science, what was most remarkable […] Read more >