User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Climate Change :: Climate Policy
Last updated: Mar 06 2019 04:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Scott Pruitt asks whether global warming is “necessarily is a bad thing” 8.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
As head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt has repeatedly questioned the scientific consensus that rising levels of carbon dioxide from human-fueled activity are warming the planet.
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CU Boulder joins new University Climate Change Coalition 7.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The University of Colorado is teaming up with 12 other North American research universities with a common goal: tackling climate change.
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White House to withdraw controversial nominee to head Council on Environmental Quality 4.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The White House plans to withdraw its controversial nominee to head the Council on Environmental Quality, Kathleen Hartnett White, according to two administration officials briefed on the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the decision has not been announced yet.
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The science and politics (and doubt) surrounding climate change (2 letters) 7.1.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Ved Nanda writes that "scientific evidence and grim realities continue to belie the assertions of climate change deniers." Apparently he wouldn’t know reality if it was a two-by-four hitting him on the side of his head.
Interior revokes climate change and mitigation policies 5.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Many regulations were axed because they are ‘burdens’ to energy development.
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Logging isn’t the solution to our wildfire problems 3.1.2018 Writers on the Range
We can’t ‘solve’ fire any more than we can ‘solve’ hurricanes.
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Trump criticizes Post Office, Amazon over shipping rates 29.12.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump is criticizing the U.S. Postal Service, saying the agency is "losing many billions of dollars a year" and asking why it is "charging Amazon and others so little to deliver their packages."
Trump administration rescinding rules for oil, gas drilling 29.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
President Donald Trump's administration is rescinding proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing and other oil- and gas-drilling practices on government lands, government officials announced Thursday.
16 major environmental protections cut in 2017 28.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Climate change initiatives were the most targeted by the Trump administration.
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New Florida law expected to increase textbook challenges 27.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A parent in Florida is citing profanity and violence in trying to get the local school to ban Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" — itself a cautionary tale on the banning of books. Another wants to remove Walter Dean Myers' "Bad Boy" for using the word "penis" and a homophobic slur.
The turkey industry catches a break with Trump 23.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The EPA’s regulatory rollbacks are helpful for poultry producer profit margins.
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White House approves a report saying humans are causing global warming 4.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration released a dire scientific report Friday detailing the growing threats of climate change. The report stands in stark contrast to the administration's efforts to downplay humans' role in global warming, withdraw from an international climate accord and reverse Obama-era policies aimed at curbing America's greenhouse-gas output.
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Costly power plan no longer threatens Colorado’s economy 17.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Scott Pruitt's decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan spares Colorado from the effects of a weakened power grid, higher power prices and lost jobs.
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Climate change and the EPA’s decision to roll back Clean Power Plan (2 letters) 16.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
By repealing the Clean Power Plan, the Trump administration has rejected the largest effort to cut climate pollution in the U.S.
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Trump taps climate skeptic for top White House environmental post 14.10.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump on Thursday tapped Kathleen Hartnett-White, a former chairman of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, to head a key White House office that coordinates environmental and energy policies across the government.
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One race may tip Washington’s state Senate from red to blue 10.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Campaign donations are flowing at record pace for a state Senate seat in the high-tech suburbs of Seattle.
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EPA chief says Trump administration will roll back Obama-era Clean Power Plan 9.10.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming.
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Gina McCarthy holds out hope on climate policy 3.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The former head of the EPA isn’t despairing Trump administration rollbacks.
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Western governors take the lead on climate change 26.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
New alliance highlights states’ progress despite President Donald Trump’s rollbacks.
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McCain resumes his quest for climate change action 14.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The senator bucks his party on climate change, after years of silence.
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