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COP 20 and the Lima Call For Climate Action

Lima Call For Climate Action: The Long Road to Paris Begins

The long road to Paris begins – It seems little has changed in the negotiating process at the latest Conference of the Parties in Lima, Peru. Negotiations spilled into a marathon extended session at the COP 20 climate talks, finally ending Sunday morning, 31 hours after the scheduled end of the two-week conference, with what many call a “watered down” agreement. Sound…

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Climate News Podcast: Public Sentiment on Climate Legislation – Does Congress See the Writing on the Wall?

[podcast]http://www.globalwarmingisreal.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/climate_news-1-26.mp3[/podcast] Environment & Energy reporter Alex Kaplun reports on the gap between consistent polling that shows most American favor passage of a climate and energy bill and the difficulty such legislation has in gaining any real traction in Congress. One of the reasons, the report says, is that astute politicians are skeptical of public sentiment – fearing it is only a…

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Climate Bill Passes Out of Committee Despite Republican Stonewalling

[podcast]http://www.globalwarmingisreal.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/climate_news-11-5.mp3[/podcast] Despite a three-day stalemate between Democrats and Republican on the Senate Energy and Public Works committee, the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act passed out of committee on an 11-1 vote. Republicans refused to participate in the markup session of the bill, saying that the EPA needed to conduct a more thorough cost analysis. The minority leader, infamous…

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Podcast: Global Warming? What Global Warming?

[podcast]http://www.globalwarmingisreal.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/climate_news-10-22.mp3[/podcast] More American believe climate change has nothing to do with them Greenwire reporter Ben Geman reports on a recent Pew Research Center survey that shows fewer Americans believe there is “solid evidence” of global warming (despite the increasing solid evidence) and that if global warming does exist, human activity plays little or no part in it. While the issue…

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