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Tools for Supporting International Action on Global Warming: American Power Act

The draft of the American Power Act is now out (see NRDC’s first read summary of the entire bill).  The core global warming pollution limits in the bill, covering all major pollution sources, are a solid foundation for Senate legislation to put a final bill on President Obama’s desk this year.  So how does this legislative proposal address the critical…

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Cochabamba Climate Summit to Explore Innovative Solutions

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) On Monday, climate activists, nonprofit leaders, and governmental officials will gather in Cochabamba, Bolivia, to look for new ideas to address climate change. The conference, organized by leading social organizations like 350.0rg, “will advocate the right to “live well,” as opposed to the economic principle of uninterrupted growth,” as Inter Press…

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White House Prepares to Do Battle on Energy and Climate Legislation

Now that everyone has calmed down and made amends after the bitter struggle over health care (ahem), many now see hints that the White House is wasting no time on gearing up for its next big fight, setting their sights on climate and energy legislation getting passed before the November midterm elections. Sending up a flare this week was Larry…

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