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Senate Rejects Link Between Human Activity and Climate Change
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, climate change, environment, dishonesty, congress, news, politics, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Democrats had hoped to force Republicans to take a stance on the reality of global warming. They didn't succeed. Two other amendments attributing climate change to human activity failed to achieve the 60 votes needed to advance.
Obama to Republicans: So Long, and Thanks for Nothing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obama Presidency, SOTU, congress, republicans, ethics, government, economy, environment, climate change, news, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - grist.org
In his first two years, Obama got what he could from a Democratic Congress. Here in the last two, he will get what he can get from executive action. When the history of his presidency is written, the GOP will play no role other than anchor.
War and Climate Change: Time to Connect the Dots
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Foreign Policy, Endless War, Toxic Capitalism, Climate Change, Environmental Devastation, American Imperialism )

Brian
- 118 days ago - truth-out.org
"There was something surreal about the president announcing that he had just launched a heavy airstrike against militants in Syria... on the same day that he went to the UN to claim that he was serious about tackling climate change."
U.S. Carbon Emissions Tick Higher; Obama Tells U.N.: 'We Have to Do More'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama Administration, Energy Policy, Greenhouse Gases, Emissions, Climate Change, Climate Talk, Climate Inaction )

Brian
- 123 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"The Obama administration appears to be losing ground in its efforts to cut U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases, according to new government figures that show pollution levels rising again after several years of gradual decline."
Nuclear Energy Must Be Part of Climate Change Strategy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Change, Climate Action, Reducing Emissions, Clean Energy, Nuclear Energy )

Brian
- 124 days ago - bostonglobe.com
Christine Todd Whitman: "Maintaining reliable power is vital to each of the 680,000 families whose homes are powered by nuclear energy in Massachusetts and surrounding states, and to everyone who enjoys the clean air in Massachusetts."
Largest Climate-Change March in History Unlikely to Convince Idiots ~ The Borowitz Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, climate change, congress, politics, humor, satire, news, elections )

Carrie
- 131 days ago - newyorker.com
A climate-change march that organizers claim was the largest on record is nevertheless unlikely to change the minds of idiots, a survey of America's idiots reveals.
Climate Week
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Climate Change, protest )

TomCat
- 131 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Louisiana Governor Hedges On Climate Change As His State Disappears Into the Sea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bobby Jindal, Governor, Louisiana, Climate Denialist, Professional Idiot, Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, Flooding, Erosion, Fossil Fuels, Oil, Natural Gas, Fracking, Emissions )

Brian
- 132 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) unveiled a new energy plan Tuesday that called for increasing on- and off-shore oil drilling and gas fracking, rolling back environmental protections, and..."
Biology Major Bobby Jindal Pleads Ignorance On Evolution And Climate Science
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Governor Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, science, evolution, climate change, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, media, government, corruption, politics )

Carrie
- 133 days ago - thinkprogress.org
At a breakfast organized by The Christian Monitor, Jindal was introduced as a biology major, Rhodes Scholar, former President of the University of Louisiana System. Naturally, HuffPost's Howard Fineman said, "I want to ask a couple of science questions.
A Climate for Change: The EPA's Limits on Emissions Are Important But Not Enough
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, Emissions Standards, Climate Inaction, President Obama, Senator Mitch McConnell, Rhetoric, Climate Change )

Brian
- 151 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"THE COUNTRY is about to see its fiercest climate-change battle. After years of congressional inaction, President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency is applying new rules to curb greenhouse-gas emissions..."
Why Nebraska's "Top Climate Denier" Congressman Could Lose His Seat In November
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nebraska, Politics, Lee Terry, Brad Ashford, Congressional Elections, Climate Change, Climate Denial )

Brian
- 157 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Seeking his ninth term in office, the Republican congressman deemed Nebraska's "top climate denier" by the state's most prominent progressive grassroots organization seems to be getting a run for his money from a veteran state senator. "
Obama 'Absolutely' Wants To Go Off On Climate Change Deniers In Congress (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Climate change, Obama, congress, EPA, government, politics )

Carrie
- 234 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Obama said there's "no doubt" the planet will see a rise in average temperature if we burn through all of the fossil fuels currently in the ground. His comments came in an interview that will air Monday as part of the final episode of Showtime's "Years...
THANK PRESIDENT OBAMA FOR TAKING ACTION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, Obama, thank you, executive order, climate change, environment, government )

Carrie
- 240 days ago - dccc.org
Add your name to thank President Obama for taking serious action to fight climate change! President Obama just unveiled a plan to use his executive authority to reduce carbon pollution from the nation's power plants by 30%.
 

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