Month: February 2011

Agriculture Biofuel Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Politics Climate Science Energy Policy Environmental News Environmental Protection Agency Global Warming News Renewable Energy

Enviro News Wrap: Ethanol Support; Gates Foundation; NOAA Cleared in

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The US government is not easing its support for ethanol, especially with rising oil prices. In 2011 we are going to have more ethanol coming out of the pump with oil than ever. The Gates Foundation is working to get […]Read More

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Natural Gas Companies Don’t Like Gasland, Josh Fox, or the

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow (reposted with permission) The natural gas industry is afraid that Josh Fox, director of the muckraking film Gasland, might win an Oscar on Sunday. Earlier this month, an organization called Energy in Depth, backed by the oil and gas industry, sent the Academy of Motion […]Read More

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Overwhelming Majority Of Americans Support Clean Air, Tough EPA Standards

Most Americans Support the EPA A new bipartisan survey from the Public Policy Poll (PPP) released yesterday shows overwhelming support for updated clean air standards and CO2 mitigation, showing just how out or step the rank and file Congressional GOP is with their constituents. Most Americans – 69 percent – support updated EPA standards for […]Read More

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China’s Green Innovation and the Challenge for America

The United States is losing its competitive edge against an emerging economic superpower. China is on track to surpass U.S. gross domestic product in 2020 and it is increasingly competing with world renowned American innovation. China has historically been a global leader in innovation. They are the first nation to invent a wealth of crucial technologies including the magnetic […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Congress Debates Climate Change; Japan Whaling; Is

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The Economist offers a more in depth look at our pollution and how it affects our climate. Some pollution heats the atmosphere, some cools it and many other effects are experienced. With a more conservative US Congress climate change will […]Read More

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Chevron in Ecuador; GOP Aims to Kill EPA

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) An Ecuadorian judge ordered Chevron this week to pay $8.6 billion in damages for polluting the Amazon rainforest from 1964 until 1990. The payout is the second largest ever in an environmental case, with only the damages BP agreed […]Read More