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Copenhagen Aims To Be Carbon Neutral By 2025

Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, announced it will aim to become the world’s first carbon neutral capital by 2025. The city launched a new climate plan last week which incorporates 50 specific measures to reduce carbon emissions. The first stage of the plan will be to slash 20% off Copenhagen’s net CO2 output by 2015. We are […]Read More

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News Update: Obama Directs EPA to Reconsider Bush Era Denial

President Barack Obama on Monday signed two presidential memoranda taking on environmental issues either ignored or abused by the Bush administration: A first memorandum directing Lisa Jackson and the EPA to reconsider the denial of a waiver allowing California and 17 other states to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks. Granting the waiver […]Read More

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NASA Climate Scientist James Hansen Makes Personal Appeal to Barack

Professor James Hansen, the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and a leading advocate of action on global warming since his first congressional hearing on the subject in the 1980’s, has sent a personal plea to president-elect Barack Obama of the urgent need to come to grips with climate change, warning that prevailing […]Read More