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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Is the American

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT), though down one man, finally released their stab at climate legislation this week. One of the most crucial sections in the bill covers off-shore oil drilling, an issue that was supposed to help solve the tricky math of […]Read More

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The Weekly Mulch From the Media Consortium: Offshore Drilling, Mountaintop

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) President Barack Obama announced this week that his administration would open areas from Delaware to Florida and in Alaska to offshore drilling for gas and oil. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation also released new guidelines for auto emissions to cut carbon […]Read More

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Backpedaling Bill –

By Alison Hamm, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Sens. John Kerry (D-MA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) met with industry groups Wednesday evening to discuss their much anticipated tripartisan climate legislation. Based on leaks from the meeting, it sounds like the climate bill will be incredibly industry friendly, which may mean that […]Read More

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Global Weirding vs.

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) Climate skeptics found plenty of reasons to dig out their dreary critiques this week, between the continuing controversy over erroneous reports from the International Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) and the record-breaking snowfall on the East Coast. Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) and his family built an […]Read More