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Atlantic puffins in Latrabjarg, Iceland

EPA research shows regulating methane is efficient and low cost

4/16/2014 // By Mollie Simon

This Tuesday, the EPA released five whitepapers examining methane emissions from the oil and gas sector and affirmed what we already knew—this powerful carbon pollutant can be reduced efficiently and cost-effectively. The white papers are part of President Obama’s multi-agency […] Read more >

Photo via CarbonFund.

2013 Green Inaugural Ball Teams Up with Carbonfund.org Foundation

1/14/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Shelley Cohen.  We all have a responsibility to reduce our carbon footprint and lessen the impact of global warming. That’s why the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball, aside from “greening” the event, has teamed up with Carbonfund.org Foundation […] Read more >

Efficient Vehicles: A Better Way to Go

9/24/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

The Obama administration, a labor union and key auto manufacturers have joined with the state of California to reach a critical deal requiring passenger vehicles to average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. Read more >

Activist and Executive Director of Honor the Earth Winona LaDuke stands in front of one of the monstrous loads of machinery.

Highway to Hell and the Roads Along the Way (Part 2 of 2)

3/29/2011 // By Nellis Kennedy-Howard

For those who do not live close enough to the tar sands to see the immediate impacts, the tar sands still have an effect on you. How? The tar sands present a major source of pollution Read more >

Global Warming? 97% of Experts Agreee

6/30/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

A new National Academy of Sciences study finds 97 percent of the climate scientists agree that global warming is driven mainly by human activity – emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. The study, published this week involved 1,372 […] Read more >

UAW Opposes Threat to Green Jobs

3/16/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

Download Disapproval Resolution 1 By Larry J. Schweiger The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) sent a letter to Capitol Hill yesterday opposing any “disapproval resolutions” or riders that are seeking to overturn the […] Read more >

Copenhagen Day 1 (EPA’s Lisa Jackson, Smart Grids, Weatherization)

12/14/2009 // By Carly Queen

Wednesday, December 9 (Day 1) McNair Wagner, Robert Boyd and I woke up very early this morning (7am CET = 1am EST), put on our warmest clothes and made our way to the Bella Center for the U.N. Climate Conference. […] Read more >

NWF: New Fuel Efficiency Standards “Important and Overdue Step”

9/15/2009 // By Miles Grant

The Obama administration today unveiled stronger fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and tougher rules on vehicle greenhouse gas emissions: The administration estimated the requirements would cost up to $1,300 per new vehicle by 2016 — but that it […] Read more >

Brazil’s Environment Head Says Amazon Deforestation Is Slowing

9/1/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The CO2 emissions caused by deforestation make Brazil a top-tier global warming polluter that has been criticized for not moving more quickly to save its vast but diminishing Amazon basin forests. Intact forests absorb greenhouse gases but become emitters when they […] Read more >

Tar Sands: NWF Memo to Editorial and Opinion Writers

8/21/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

National Wildlife Federation released the following memo today to editorial and opinion writers about the State Department’s approval of a multi billion dollar pipeline to import oil from Canadian tar sands in to the United States. These dirty fuels produce […] Read more >

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