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Is Climate Denial Allowing China to Take the Lead on

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao touched on energy issues in the bilateral summit between the two countries this week. “I believe that as the two largest energy consumers and emitters of greenhouses gases, the United States and China have a […]Read More

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The Sticky Truth about Oil Spills and Tar Sands

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) The National Oil Spill Commission released its report on last year’s BP oil spill this week. The report laid out the blame for the spill, tagging each of the three companies working on the Deepwater Horizon at the time, […]Read More

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It’s Time for Environmentalists to Fight Back in Washington

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) For the environmental community, this coming year offers a chance to regroup, rethink and regrow. Two years ago, it seemed possible that politicians would make progress on climate change issues—that a Democratic Congress would pass a cap-and-trade bill, that […]Read More

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Why Energy Reform is on Shaky Ground – It’s Time

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Since national energy reform is on the rocks, ethanol subsidies for the Midwest and ballot propositions to roll back progressive energy legislation in California are the most important policy fights to watch right now. Neither will revolutionize the way […]Read More

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Climate Legislation –

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) Climate legislation is returning to the Senate’s docket, and leaders on Capitol Hill are hoping that this version, a compromise bill spearheaded by Sens. John Kerry (D-MA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT), can pass without getting caught in the morass of money and politics […]Read More