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Pennsylvanians Protest Rep. Thompson's Anti-Environmental Votes

Public Backlash Intensifies Against Polluter Bailout Bill

2/27/2011 // By Jeremy Symons

Oil companies and other polluters have once again convinced a new crop of political leaders to take a crowbar to the nation’s environmental laws and try to wedge open a few new loopholes. It first happened in 1995.  Congress’ attack on the […] Read more >

The Real Cost of Senate Inaction

8/10/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Despite the fact that we are living in the hottest decade since record-keeping began, legislation protecting the planet from catastrophic climate change died in the U.S. Senate. Every Republican senator and even a few Democratic senators […] Read more >

Obama Goes to Copenhagen!

12/1/2009 // By NWF

A day before Thanksgiving, President Obama gave us all a little something more to be thankful for by announcing that he will attend next week’s climate negotiations in Copenhagen. The announcement came after thousands of youth contacted the White House […] Read more >

Unfinished Business

11/19/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Here is my posting on National Journal’s blog in response to Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid’s announcement Tuesday that Democrats will wait until to spring to debate climate legislation on the Senate floor: Hope springs eternal, but the idea of […] Read more >

Senate Energy Bill: I want my MPG…

6/20/2007 // By Alisha Fowler

The Energy Bill will be wrapped up this week one way or another, as Majority Leader Harry Reid filed a motion for cloture yesterday, signaling debate and voting on the energy bill will end tomorrow. Yesterday, both the bad liquid […] Read more >

Senate Energy Bill: Final Week (?)

6/18/2007 // By Alisha Fowler

The Senate begins its second week debating the energy bill. This bill has tremendous implications for global warming and wildlife. With a handful of votes this week, the Senate could begin to put us on the necessary path of reducing […] Read more >