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President Turns Up the Heat On US Carbon Pollution, Revealing Details of National Climate Change Action Plan

President Obama once again raised the bitterly, politically divise issues of US fossil fuel use, greenhouse gas emissions and climate change to the forefront of the national political agenda today, revealing new aspects of his administration’s national climate change action plan during a speech given at Georgetown University. The president characterized US efforts “to lead the global fight against carbon…

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From wind farmers to former CIA Directors - solutions are possible

The Climate Change Movie for People Who Don’t Care About Climate Change

“Do I think Man is causing global warming? No. But that doesn’t make any difference. I want clean water and I want clean air. And that’s so simple.” -Alaskan resident, global warming skeptic, fellow collaborator for a sustainable future  From former CIA directors, Air Force colonels, airline executives,and ministers to community organizers and “wild” Alaskans (who don’t think climate change…

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Survey shows Americans think U.S. should make action on climate change a top priority

Americans Want Action on Climate Change

Editor’s note: This post originally published in Richard’s blog “The Green Market” and is republished here with his permission According to a new Yale survey, the vast majority of Americans now believe addressing global warming should be a top priority for Congress and the Obama administration. The survey indicated that 71 percent of Americans now think that tackling climate change should…

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An oil field in Kern County. Will clean energy development ever take hold under Obama's leadership?

Is Clean Energy the Solution for Climate Change?

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger During the State of the Union address earlier this week, President Barack Obama spoke at length about clean energy, with nary a mention of climate change. This is the new environment in which America’s energy policy is being made. Just two years ago, Democrats were rallying to…

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International Scientific Congress on Climate Change: Day 3 – Opportunities in a “Climate Marshall Plan”

Day three from the International Scientific Congress on Climate Change: A “Climate Marshall Plan” could lead to unprecedented global development opportunities – if governments go about it the right way.