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More Corporations Paying Heed to GHG Emissions -- Survey - NYTimes.Com
Environment  (tags: climate, ClimateChange, climatechange, climate-change, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, S&P500 )

- 3312 days ago -
Almost twice as many corporations said they have established targets for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, the report says. Fifty-two percent of the S&P 500 firms responding to the study disclosed specific emission reduction targets, up from 32 per
Firms Start to See Climate Change as Barrier to Profit - Washingtonpost.Com
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, environment, CO2emissions, climatechange, climate, ClimateChange, climate-change, pollution, world, UN Climate Summit, UN, United States )

- 3312 days ago -
As Climate Week NYC kicks off, ..."corporate America has begun to grapple with a challenging question: How do you quantify the risks associated with climate change?"
Water Pollution Threatens U.S. Beach Swimmers: Contamination and Sewage Spills in Oceans and Lakes Pose Health Risk | Suite101.C
Environment  (tags: water, pollution, beaches, Beaches Closed, ocean pollution, health hazards )

- 3312 days ago -
The most visible ocean pollution - trash that washes up onto beaches and poses a hazard to marine wildlife - is less likely to ruin a summer vacation by making beachgoers sick than invisible microbes from sewage overflows or farm waste.
2010? Reid's Comments Add Uncertainty to Climate Vote's Timing - NYTimes.Com
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, CO2emissions, climate, ClimateChange, clean energy, clean energy jobs )

- 3315 days ago -
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) added another layer of uncertainty to the prospects for passing a comprehensive climate bill this year by opening the door to punting the legislation into 2010...
Green Living 101: Why Choose Organic Wine?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic, green, greenliving, food, environment, eco-friendly, Sustainabililty, wine )

- 3316 days ago -
So you buy organic milk and cheese, organic fruits and vegetables, why not organic wine? Sulfates, standards, choices, advice ...
Toxic Waters - Clean Water Laws Are Neglected, at a Cost in Suffering - Series - NYTimes.Com
Environment  (tags: water, toxic chemicals, coal mining, coal ash, coal slurry, safe drinking water act, sdwa, clean water act, cwa, environment )

- 3317 days ago -
In the last five years alone, chemical factories, manufacturing plants and other workplaces have violated water pollution laws more than half a million times. The violations range from failing to report emissions to dumping toxins at concentrations ...
Editorial - Some Bad Climate News and Some Good - NYTimes.Com
Environment  (tags: climate, ClimateChange, climatechange, CO2emissions, climate-change, greenhousegases, green, globalwarming, globalwarming, energy, politics, government, clean energy, Clean Energy and Security Act )

- 3317 days ago -
Senators Barbara Boxer and John Kerry have delayed the introduction of their long-awaited climate change bill until the end of this month -- one more sign that Congress will be hard pressed to get a bill to President Obama's desk before [Copenhagen].
Federal Survey Finds Coal Ash Sites In 35 States
Environment  (tags: environment, globalwarming, energy, water, water pollution, coal, coal ash, coal ash spills )

- 3317 days ago -
The toxic leftovers from burning coal for power are sitting in nearly 600 sites in 35 states, according to a federal survey released Tuesday. . . Spills have occurred at 34 of those sites over the last decade.
White House Proposes First National Limits on Greenhouse Gases - Washingtonpost.Com
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, ClimateChange, globalwarming, globalwarming, energy, cars, efficiency, Fuel Efficiency )

- 3317 days ago -
The Obama administration on Tuesday formally proposed new fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks, a move that signals the first federal limits on greenhouse-gas pollution.
Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security - NYTimes.Com
World  (tags: conflict, ClimateChange, globalwarming, energy, terrorism )

- 3323 days ago -
a growing number of policy makers say that the world's rising temperatures, surging seas and melting glaciers are a direct threat to the national interest.
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