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EPA set for a momentous ruling on global warming 19.2.2009 Star Tribune: Nation
Nearly two years after a Supreme Court directive, the new head of the agency is poised to issue far-reaching regulations on the emissions of carbon dioxide.
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EPA expected to act in regulating carbon dioxide 19.2.2009 International Herald Tribune: Americas
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to begin the steps for regulating carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, according to government officials.
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EPA to Regulate Greenhouse Gases 19.2.2009 NY Times: Science
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected for the first time to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, according to government officials.

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Top Policy-Makers, Economists to Hold Symposium about U.S. Action on Climate Change 18.2.2009 Pressroom
U.S. legislators and business leaders will meet with experts on climate change economics and policy at the Capitol building March 3 to discuss the challenges and opportunities for U.S. leadership on climate change, it was announced today. U.S. and international policymakers will join climate experts for the one day bipartisan and bicameral event. The cosponsoring senators to date are Senators Bingaman (D-NM), McCain (R-AZ), Snowe (R-ME) and Stabenow (D-MI). The symposium, , will foster discussion about how the economic opportunities of U.S. climate policy, such as new technologies and job growth, can be fully captured and how the costs can best be mitigated. In addition, speakers will describe successes from other countries in combating climate ...
Rachel's Democracy & Health News #998 (February 12, 2009) 18.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Rachel's Democracy & Health News #998 (February 12, 2009)
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Earth Equity News (2/16/09) 18.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Earth Equity News (2/16/09)
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AP Interview: EPA to rule on global-warming risk (AP) 18.2.2009 Elections

EPA administrator Lisa Jackson speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in her office at EPA headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)AP - For Lisa Jackson, the new EPA administrator, the next step for the agency when it comes to climate change will be decided by a single question: Do heat-trapping gases pose a risk?


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EPA Near Ruling On Greenhouse Gases 18.2.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
WASHINGTON — EPA administrator Lisa Jackson says the agency is moving toward regulating the gases blamed for global warming. In an interview Tuesday with The...
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AP Interview: EPA near ruling on greenhouse gases 18.2.2009 Seattle Times: Politics
EPA administrator Lisa Jackson says the agency is moving toward regulating the gases blamed for global warming.
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Does the U.S. need tar sands oil? Our analysis shows we don't 18.2.2009 Switchboard, from NRDC
   As the President heads to Canada this week, the Canadian government is expected to table a proposal to "protect" their carbon-heavy tar sands operations in Northern Alberta from future global warming regulation. The Canadians are confident, apparently, that the...
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US could regulate coal power plant emissions 18.2.2009 Earth Times
Washington - The United States launched a review Tuesday of whether to regulate the carbon dioxide emissions of coal-fired power plants, the country's single largest source of energy, signalling another shift in climate policy by President Barack Oba...
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EPA to Review Bush Rule on Warming Emissions 18.2.2009 CommonDreams.org Headlines

The Obama administration on Tuesday agreed to review whether it should regulate carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, portending a major reversal of the Bush administration's policy on global warming.

The Environmental Protection Agency granted a petition from environmental groups seeking to overturn a rule that prohibited controls on these emissions under the Clean Air Act.

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EPA May Reverse "Do-Nothing" Bush Efforts On Coal 17.2.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
MSNBC reports that the EPA is considering a major reversal of one of the now-famous "midnight regulations" put in place by the departing Bush administration:...
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EPA to review Bush-era emission rule 17.2.2009 MSNBC

Coal-fired power plants like this one in York Haven, Pa., emit large amounts of carbon dioxide, a gas tied to global warming.Portending a major reversal of Bush-era policy, the Obama administration on Tuesday agreed to review whether to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants.


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EPA Considers Regulating Carbon Emissions from Coal Plants 17.2.2009 Washington Post: Nation
The Environmental Protection Agency today said it would reopen the possibility of regulating carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, tossing aside a December 2008 Bush administration memorandum that said the agency would not limit those emissions. ...
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EPA official: we may need to stimulate volcanoes to slow down global warming 16.2.2009 Green Lifestyle and Sustainable Culture News - ENN
We've heard from far-out talk in the past about trying various ways to slow down global warming, including trying to set off volcanic eruptions. Yes, it sounds like vintage Ray Bradbury. But now the idea is getting blessed by a top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency scientist. According to Inside EPA Weekly Report, the presentation was given earlier this month: A high-ranking EPA official lays out in a new analytical paper key technological and other mitigation options the United States and other countries should pursue to delay the impacts of climate change in an effort to allow time to develop other, more advanced technologies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. ...
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Simran Sethi: Rod Bremby: The Man Who Put a Red State on the Green Map 16.2.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Roderick Bremby, Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, is a force of nature. He stood up to big coal interests in...
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EPA official: we may need to stimulate volcanoes to slow down global warming 16.2.2009 Environmental News Network
We've heard from far-out talk in the past about trying various ways to slow down global warming, including trying to set off volcanic eruptions. Yes, it sounds like vintage Ray Bradbury. But now the idea is getting blessed by a top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency scientist. According to Inside EPA Weekly Report, the presentation was given earlier this month: A high-ranking EPA official lays out in a new analytical paper key technological and other mitigation options the United States and other countries should pursue to delay the impacts of climate change in an effort to allow time to develop other, more advanced technologies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. ...
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Climate Change Solutions 16.2.2009 Washington Post: Editorials
THE SIX "Principles for Global Warming Legislation" released recently by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) were notable for what they lacked. There were no specific greenhouse gas emissions targets. There was no determination on an auction of pollution permits vs. giving some or most of them away to polluters initially. But Ms. Boxer was clear on one thing: There will be no consideration of a carbon tax. Sure, the chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee said, "We're willing to look at everything . . . ." But she ended that declaration with ". . . but we believe cap-and-trade is the way to go."
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WILL: Global warming in retreat 15.2.2009 Rocky Mountain News: Opinion columns
Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently told the Los Angeles Times that global warming might melt 90 percent of California’s snowpack, which stores much of the water needed for agriculture. This, Chu said, would mean “no more agriculture in California,” the nation’s leading food producer. Chu added: “I don’t actually see how they can keep their cities going.” No more lettuce for Los Angeles?
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