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Posted by on in Water Conservation
AIR FORCE ONE TO VEHICLE CITY: President Barack Obama makes his first trip to Flint, Mich., today, turning the national spotlight once again to the impoverished community where lead-contaminated water has been pouring from the taps for more than two years. The former General Motors town had its...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Last week, President Obama released a plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants. Climate change has also been cropping up on the presidential campaign trail — both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have released their own proposals. Nearly three-quarters of Americans now favor government acti...
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Posted by on in General Environment
President Obama marks Earth Day on Wednesday by traveling to the Florida Everglades to promote his climate change agenda. Obama is looking to "add some momentum and energy to the ongoing political debate about climate change," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest. With Congress controlled by Re...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
A turning point has been reached in the world's bid to curb global warming The presidents of the world's two most polluting nations agree: something should be done about climate change. And they're just the leaders to do it, per the terms of what President Barack Obama called a "historic agreement"...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and continued commitment to support Native American leaders in building strong, resilient communities, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn today announced the Administration has dedicated nea...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
The Center for Biological Diversity will file a legal challenge to an Obama administration policy, finalized today, that severely limits when a species qualifies for protection under the Endangered Species Act — a change that ignores both broad legal precedent and congressional intent. Under the Act...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Most of us care about our environment and the issue of climate change and are working hard on solutions, whether technical in nature or inspirational ones to get people more engaged.   Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of the launch of the President's "Climate Action Plan" and a large ...
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Posted by on in Agriculture
Honey Bees are dying and now a team of environmental regulators has been tasked with determining why. On Friday, President Barack Obama announced plans for a task force to help save the bees. The team, which will be co-chaired by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Environmental Protectio...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
Today, as part of the President’s plan to cut carbon pollution, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single-largest source of carbon pollution in the United States. The steady, responsible steps EPA is t...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Last month, Obama was considering whether or not to approve the Keystone XLpipeline in his speech at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., declaring that the "net effects of the pipeline's impact on our climate will be absolutely critical to determining whether this project is all...
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Posted by on in Animals
The sweeping grasslands of the African savannah might not exist without elephants. They knock down so many trees that forests transform into plains, where other grazers and birds feed. Elephants maintain the shape of the land, and without them, everything would change. And for many, that would make ...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Anything that can be traded—legally or illegally—usually will be traded. That goes for the tusks, fins and other animals parts—and the endangered species that are attached to them. It hasn’t gotten the coverage that the issue deserves, but we’re currently in the middle of a poaching catast...
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Posted by on in General Environment
Leading Republicans were using phrases like “anti-American” and “war on American energy” to describe President Obama’s new plan to combat climate change, escalating the rhetoric even before the President’s Georgetown University speech outlining his program. “President Obama’s anti-American energy p...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
Keystone pipeline gains momentum By Zack Colman Green groups are reeling after the release of a draft State Department report that seemed to put the Keystone XL oil pipeline on track for approval. Opponents of Keystone are furious at State’s environmental assessment of the project, which brushed ...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
As President Barack Obama prepares to take the oath of office for the second time, he has promised that climate change will be a priority in his second term. The chances that significant climate action will actually happen, however, remain slim, policy experts say. "I always have hope, but it is so...
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Posted by on in Wind
Barack Obama's re-election may have seemed like a sure win for solar and wind power, given the President's history of supporting green energy. But the optimism quickly darkened in the aftermath. In the days following the election, renewable energy stocks fell, along with the broader market. The fu...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  The invitation to the White House in the spring of 2009 struck Barack Obama's allies in the environmental movement as a big moment: a clear sign that climate change was on his radar and that the president was eager to get to work. The event was indeed a turning point, but not the one ca...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Mayor's endorsement could turn climate change into a serious election issue – and it might even embolden RepublicansNew York City's mayor Michael Bloomberg took climate change out of the closet on Thursday by invoking the issue in his endorsement of Barack Obama. "This November, vote for a presiden...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
The climate will continue to change, whether or not we believe it, or are prepared for it, or are willing to do anything about it.In the near future of our planet ignorance will not be bliss. As much as some voices in the political sphere would like us to believe that the science is muddled and inco...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Darrell DelamaideWASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — An absolute monarchy can find it easier to implement enlightened policy than a democracy in hock to vested interests, so it was only mildly surprising when a Saudi Arabian prince said the world’s largest oil producer intends to rely 100% on renewable en...
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