Global Warming Staff’s Archive

NWF Releases Oil Spill Legislative Agenda

The BP oil spill is by far the worst environmental disaster in American history. The most immediate challenge is to stop the leak, clean up and contain oil, and assist … Read more

Highlight of the Week: Senate Bill in the Works Amidst Clean Air Attacks

On Tuesday, the Obama administration signaled a fresh commitment to moving a climate bill this year, bringing together a bipartisan group of 14 key Senators and top cabinet officials for … Read more

Economic Message of the Week: DOE Loan Guarantee Invests in Hawaiian Wind Power Project

Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the Department of Energy's conditional commitment to a $117 million loan guarantee for a new wind energy project in Kahuku, Hawaii that could avert nearly 160 million pounds of … Read more

Editorial of the Week: Getting global warming right (Los AngelesTimes)

Although the IPCC errors have cast some light on the problems that arise when policymakers' demands for hard numbers conflict with the uncertainties of climate forecasting, they have done nothing … Read more

China May Launch First 'Cap and Trade' System

The northeast port city of Tianjin, China, may launch a cap-and-trade system by June, making it the first such case in the world's most pollution-heavy nation. "Pursuing energy efficiency has truly risen … Read more

Education and Training Leaders To Senate: Pass Clean Energy Bill Now

Education and training leaders from across the nation are encouraging their Senators to pass comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation that will put a cap on global warming pollution and fund education … Read more

Ag Groups Rally Against Dirty Air Act

While Dirty Air Act advocates seek ways to handcuff the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a diverse cast of organizations is pushing for the regulation of carbon pollution and other emissions tied to … Read more

Highlight of the Week: Obama to Address CEOs as Push for Climate Bill Mounts

President Obama is scheduled to address major U.S. CEOs this week and discuss energy and climate plans for the coming year, with special focus on a "hybrid" climate bill capable of winning … Read more

Economic Message of the Week: Dept. of Energy Announces $1.37 Billion in Loans for Solar Power Plants

The Department of Energy announced "conditional commitments" for more than $1.37 billion in loan guarantees to support the construction of three major solar power plants. "This is an investment in American jobs … Read more

Editorial of the Week: Despite 50-plus inches, no ice age is here (Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)

While we are digging out from under the snow here in the Fredericksburg area, some people are trying to use the storms to bury the idea that global warming is … Read more