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Unfinished Business

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 Road to Copenhagen: Transforming the World’s Energy Economy With 21st Century Solutions

The piece below is my latest editorial from National Wildlife magazine Carbon dioxide pollution knows no political boundaries. Decarbonizing every economy around the world must be our common goal. In …

“The Eyes of the World are on the U.S.”

The eyes of the world are on the United States, which has the greatest capacity to lead the green economy renaissance that will lower pollution levels and safeguard our children’s future. Copenhagen remains a critical moment to engage all nations in a more ambitious global effort that keeps pace with the latest climate science.

Consequences of Copenhagen, Part II: Local Efforts

Today we present part 2 of a 4 part series on the upcoming United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen, where leaders from around the globe will come together to negotiate …

Consequences of Copenhagen, Part I: The stakes

Today we present part 1 of a 4 part series on the upcoming United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen, where leaders from around the globe will come together to negotiate …

Still Think Climate Change Is Just For Treehuggers?

For those who might still think that climate change only matters to treehuggers, check out what some courageous leaders from communities on the front lines of climate impacts said as …

Can All Senators Hear Growing Clamor for Clean Energy?

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 …

Get Ready…We’re Up Next

I was glad to see renewed momentum this week for bipartisan Senate action on an energy and climate bill. President Obama said yesterday at a New Orleans town hall meeting …

Obama Nobel Peace Prize Timely Reminder of Global Opportunity to Confront Climate Change

Here is my response to the announcement of President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize today: “I congratulate President Obama for receiving the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize. The award notes the importance …

President Obama Points Out The Role of Hunters and Anglers in America’s Conservation History

To acknowledge National Hunting and Fishing Day this weekend, President Obama has released a special White House proclamation that reflects the many decades that hunters and anglers in the U.S. …

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