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Most Americans Want Congress to Focus on Clean Energy Legislation

Public wants leadership on clean energy development According to a USA Today/Gallup poll conducted last month, of the eight major legislative initiatives Congress could accomplish this year, 83 percent of Americans want a clean energy bill to top their list of priorities. Respondents to the poll favored Congress focusing on clean energy more than overhauling the tax code, withdrawing from…

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What’s Up With the Rainforest: Are biofuels an ethical solution?

While scientists make strides in researching solutions towards a better future, we have become apathetic to our environmental crisis. Are we falling back on the idea that technology will save us? We need technology and innovation combined with the power of human action and devotion in order to win the fight for a sustainable, clean environment. This week the Rainforest…

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Politics, Email, Winter Lead to Public Confusion Over Global Warming (but mostly politics)

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permissions – with edits and additions) Americans don’t know what to think about climate change anymore. A few years ago, the public more or less trusted the science that said human activity was raising global temperatures, but now that Congress and the Obama administration have hemmed and hawed about climate issues, we’re…

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