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Category: Climate Change :: Climate Policy
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EPA urged to act on climate, not wait for Congress 19.5.2009 Custom Search
Associated Press Writer ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency should not wait for Congress before taking steps to control the gases blamed for global warming, supporters of federal greenhouse-gas regulation said Monday.
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Climate legislation imperfect, but the planet can't wait 19.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
In a way, it was easy to take stands during the Bush years: The Bushies and their allies in Congress were so determined to move the nation in the wrong direction that one could, with a clear conscience, oppose all the administration's initiatives.
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The Climate Collaborators 18.5.2009 PoliticsWest.com Everything

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and socialist “climate adviser” Carol Browner recently met with members of the United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP),

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Democrats' climate bill shortchanges tax credit 16.5.2009 Custom Search
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House Democrats' bill to limit gases blamed for global warming would generate a fraction of the money President Barack Obama wanted to get from it to pay for a middle- class tax credit.
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Feds worry jury might buy monkey-wrench argument 16.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Prosecutors want to bar Tim DeChristopher from arguing in his upcoming criminal trial that he placed bogus bids on oil and gas leases to combat the climate crisis.
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Obama sticks with Bush policyon polar bears 9.5.2009 Custom Search
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration, which promised a sharp break from the Bush White House on global warming, declared Friday it would stick with a Bush-era policy against expanding protection for climate-threatened polar bears and ruled out a broad new attack on greenhouse gases.
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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 to find out ethanol's effects on global warming 4.5.2009 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's commitment to take on climate change and put science over politics is about to be tested as his administration faces a politically sensitive question about the widespread use of ethanol: Does it help or hurt the fight against global warming?
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Cap-and-trade heats up economy as it cools 2.5.2009 Denver Post: Business
The 2008 election ended the reign of junk science in our nation's capital, and the chances of meaningful action on climate change, probably through a cap-and-trade system on emissions, have risen sharply. ...
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Carbon swaps = big bucks 25.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Bill Townsend is a brainy, easy-speaking former Louisianan and oilman who founded a couple of companies and spent 16 years in the energy business before migrating to Utah about 20 years ago.
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N.M. Official Receives Climate Award 23.4.2009 Albuquerque Journal: State News
N.M. Official Receives Climate Award
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David Harsanyi: Save the humans 22.4.2009 Denver Post: Opinion
Get ready for a dazzling display of environmental alarmism this week as Washington takes up the evils of modern living.
EPA air-quality ruling a wake-up call for state 20.4.2009 Denver Post: Local
Climate change is a global problem, but its effects will be felt regionally — with sea levels rising on the North Carolina coast and drought in Colorado, according to federal studies. ...
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Salazar reviews 'midnight' endangered species rule 18.4.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Bush administration regulation limits the reach of the Endangered Species Act
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EPA: Greenhouse gases now pollutants 18.4.2009 Custom Search
WASHINGTON -- Cars, power plants and factories could all soon face much tougher pollution limits after a government declaration Friday setting the stage for the first federal regulation of gases blamed for global warming.
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EPA to rein in fossil-fuel threat 18.4.2009 azcentral.com | news
Capping years of work by U.S. government scientists, the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday declared that the heating of Earth's climate from fossil fuel use threatens human health and the environment.
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Utahns: Congress will be prodded by EPA's ruling 18.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Utahns in industry and government agree: The Environmental Protection Agency's ruling Friday on greenhouse gases is momentous. By saying it intends to regulate the gases blamed for climate change, the EPA is stepping into a role many have been expecting the federal government to take for years.
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EPA takes first step toward climate change regulations 17.4.2009 Tucson Citizen
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency has concluded that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are a danger to public health and welfare, taking the first step to regulating pollution linked to climate change, The Associated Press has learned.
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EPA takes first step toward climate change regs 17.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
WASHINGTON » The Environmental Protection Agency has concluded that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are a danger to public health and welfare, taking the first step to regulating pollution linked to climate change, The Associated Press has learned.
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'Responsibility' vs. 'No harm' in climate debate 11.4.2009 PoliticsWest.com Everything

Climatologist James White debated author and attorney Christopher Horner on policy responses to global warming, April 8 at the Lakewood Cultural Center, in the debut event of the Centennial Institute distinguished speaker series at Colorado Christian University.  Interest from the campus community and metro Denver friends of CCU was high, with attendance of about 400 overflowing the...


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