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Obama administration sticks with Bush-era polar bear rule 8.5.2009 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration today let stand a Bush-era regulation that limits protection of the polar bear from global warming, saying that a law protecting endangered species shouldn't be used to take on the much broader issue of climate change.
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US denies polar bears protection from climate change 8.5.2009 Guardian: Environment
Decision by Obama administration to uphold a Bush-era ruling that limits protection of the polar bear from global warming brings immediate protests from wildlife and environmental groups The Obama administration today declined to protect polar bears from the single greatest threat to their survival – the melting of sea ice by global warming. The decision brought immediate protests from wildlife and environmental groups. The interior secretary, Ken Salazar, said he would not overturn one of the most controversial last-minute rules of the George Bush era. The rule had denied protection to the polar bear because Bush did not want to be pressed into regulating the industries that emit greenhouse gases. "To see the polar bear habitat ...
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Obama sticks with Bush-era polar bear rule 8.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington » The Obama administration on Friday let stand a Bush-era regulation that limits protection of the polar bear from global warming, saying that a law protecting endangered species shouldn't be used to take on the much broader issue of climate change.
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Obama Administration Keeps Bush-Era Policy on Polar Bears 8.5.2009 Washington Post: Nation
The Obama administration has decided to keep a Bush-era policy on polar bears -- declining to crack down on greenhouse-gas polluters on the grounds that their emissions are helping shrink the bears' habitat on Arctic sea ice, officials announced today. ...
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Obama administration won't reverse Bush ruling on polar bears 8.5.2009 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the government will not use the Endangered Species Act to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, even though climate change has been called a threat to polar bears. The Interior Department today let stand a Bush administration policy that bars the federal government from considering the effects of global warming on polar bears and other protected species, a move that upset environmentalists and cheered oil and gas ...
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Obama Admin Sticking With Bush-Era Polar Bear Rule 8.5.2009 WCCO: National
The Interior Department is letting stand a Bush administration regulation that limits protection of polar bears from global warming.
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John Holdren Charts The Future Of Science 8.5.2009 NPR: Talk of the Nation
How will the Obama administration ramp up science and technology in America? John Holdren, the president's chief science adviser, explains the strategy for supporting research in the U.S., lays out his plan for climate change and gives his take on the future NASA.
AP sources: Gov't sticks with Bush polar bear rule 8.5.2009 Seattle Times: Local
The Associated Press has learned that the Interior Department is letting stand a Bush administration regulation that limits protection of polar bears from global warming.
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AP sources: Gov't sticks with Bush polar bear rule 8.5.2009 Seattle Times: Local
The Interior Department is letting stand a Bush administration regulation that limits protection of polar bears from global warming, three people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.
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Gov't sticks with Bush-era polar bear rule 8.5.2009 Seattle Times: Local
The Interior Department is letting stand a Bush administration regulation that limits protection of polar bears from global warming.
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Blair: US-China deal key to climate change accord 8.5.2009 Hindustan Times: World
The key to a new global climate change agreement will be a deal between the United States and China, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Friday. An accord regulating the emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants is due to be concluded at a meeting of 190 nations in December in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Blair: US-China deal key to climate change accord 8.5.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The key to a new global climate change agreement will be a deal between the United States and China, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Friday.
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Gov't faces weekend deadline on polar bear rule 8.5.2009 AP Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A decision involving the iconic polar bear could determine whether protecting endangered species might also help save the earth from global warming....
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Gov't faces weekend deadline on polar bear rule 8.5.2009 Seattle Times: Local
A decision involving the iconic polar bear could determine whether protecting endangered species might also help save the earth from global warming.
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Blears told by teenagers to get climate change in EastEnders 8.5.2009 Guardian: Environment
Communities secretary gets down with the kids… who have some pretty good ideas on the environment It's been quite a week for the communities secretary . She's been royally dressed down by her party for writing , with it's now immortal line to her leader: "YouTube if you want to." She had to survive a meeting on video with our very own . And today we learn that she, too, is now embroiled in the MPs expenses furore with that she has claimed expenses for three separate homes, including a £850 television set and video recorder from Selfridges in 2004. This sure has been a long old week in politics. But amid all this she did find time to meet with her panel of " ", which she does four times a year. Top of the agenda during the meeting was ...
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For polar bears, deadline looms if gov't wants to reverse a Bush-era rule limiting protections 8.5.2009 Star Tribune: Nation
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Deadline looms on polar bear rule 8.5.2009 MSNBC

The law that affords protection for plants, animals and fish that face possible extinction — including the polar bear — became entangled with the need to reduce pollution linked to global warming more than a year ago.A decision involving the iconic polar bear could determine whether protecting endangered species might also help save the earth from global warming.


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Climate change displacement has begun – but hardly anyone has noticed 8.5.2009 Guardian: Environment
The first evacuation of an entire community due to manmade global warming is happening on the Carteret Islands Journalists – they're never around when you want one. Two weeks ago a momentous event occurred: the beginning of the world's first evacuation of an entire people as a result of manmade global warming. It has been marked so far by and . Where is everyone? The Carteret Islands are off the coast of Bougainville, which, in turn, is off the coast of Papua New Guinea. They are small coral atolls on which 2,600 people live. Though not for much longer. As the Ecologist's blogger Dan Box witnessed, the first five families have moved to Bougainville to prepare the ground for full evacuation. There are compounding factors – the removal of ...
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Arctic team fights boredom and weakness 8.5.2009 Guardian: Environment
Warmer weather means the expedition to measure the depth of sea ice at the North Pole is entering its final stages. Pen Hadow and Ann Daniels reflect on the challenges of the past month Ann Daniels Waiting for for 11 days got pretty bad towards the end. We all got very weak - physically and mentally - and lethargy set in. The strange thing was that, although the boys were really craving and needing food more than anything else, what I really wanted was to get going. It was maybe delusional but I really felt that urge to keep going, whatever our circumstances. Our "static period" in the tent was quite surreal in some ways, partly because we were still not truly static. Thanks to the wind and sea patterns, we were drifting firstly ...
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Gov't faces weekend deadline on polar bear rule 8.5.2009 Seattle Times: Politics
A decision involving the iconic polar bear could determine whether protecting endangered species might also help save the earth from global warming.
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