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Climate Capsule: Experts, Advocates & Moms Speak Out

5/25/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Wildlife, Public Health Advocates Call for Tough Limits on Toxic Air Pollutants Quote: Joe Mendelson, NWF Policy Director, Climate & Energy Program Economic Story of the Week: GM Jumpstarts First Electric Motors Plant […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Congress and Big Oil Battle It Out

5/17/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Oil Execs Cry “Un-American” Quote: Steve Torbit, Executive Director, National Wildlife Federation’s Rocky Mountain region Economic Story of the Week: Cutting Carbon to Cut Costs Editorial of the Week: Climate Change Denial Becomes […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Kids Sue While Congress Squabbles

5/10/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Showdown: Drill Bills vs. Billions in Tax Perks Quote: Ken Salazar, Interior Secretary Economic Story of the Week: Pain at the Pump, Who’s to Blame? Editorial of the Week: The Return of ‘Drill, […] Read more >

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Big Breaks for Big Oil, Big Dealbreaker

5/3/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Big profits for Big Oil Quote: House Speaker John Boehner Economic Story of the Week: Baucus takes on Tax Breaks Editorial of the Week: End the tax giveaways for oil companies FTC to […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Drills, Spills, & Restoration Bills

4/26/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: One Year Later, What’s Working, and Who’s Not Quote: Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R-NJ), former EPA administrator Economic Story of the Week: NYC Studies Cost of Cutting 80 Percent GHGs Editorial of the […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: The Anniversary We’re Not Celebrating

4/19/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Congress may be in recess, but the climate never sleeps. Check out this week’s news: Highlight of the Week: Gulf Oil Disaster: One Year Into Recovery Quote: Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org Economic Story of the Week: Turning Brownfields into […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Clean Air Act, EPA escape sneak attacks

4/12/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Clean Air Act in the Clear…For Now Quote: Jeremy Symons, NWF Senior VP of Conservation & Education Economic Story of the Week: Wyden calls for FTC investigation of Pipeline Editorial of the Week: […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Riding the Budget Wave

4/5/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Hello Capsule readers! In addition to the wind, rain, and cherry blossom pollen, there’s tension in the air this week as questions abound. Will certain Congressmen keep trying to attach riders that destroy our environmental protections to the budget bill? […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Clean Air Act Under Siege

3/29/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Clean Air Act Faces More Attacks Quote: Former EPA heads Bill Ruckelshaus and Christine Todd Whitman Economic Story of the Week: Treasury grants spur clean energy Editorial of the Week: No compromises on […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: New EPA Action Changing the Game

3/22/2011 // By NWF

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Climate Capsule! Stories of the week: Highlight of the Week: New EPA Action on Mercury Changes the Game Quote: NWF’s Ryan Salmon on the Keystone XL Pipeline Economic Story of the Week: New […] Read more >