Post Tagged with: "Climate Change"

What You Need To Know About The TPP In 10 Minutes

March 6, 2016 5:44 PM0 comments
What You Need To Know About The TPP In 10 Minutes

On February 4, 2016, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement was signed by each of 12 participating countries. This 6000-page monstrosity of intentionally inaccessible doublespeak is set to impact over 800 million people and 40% of the world’s GDP upon ratification. Created over 7 years in legally mandated secrecy it […]

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NY Times’ Climate Change Coverage Has Dropped

November 25, 2013 8:51 AM0 comments
NY Times’ Climate Change Coverage Has Dropped

When it eliminated its standalone blog covering climate change and dismantledits special reporting unit on the environment earlier this year, the New York Times promised that its commitment to both topics was as strong as ever. But Margaret Sullivan, the paper’s public editor, wrote on Sunday that the Times has […]

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EPA Faces Challenges To Air Pollution Authority In Supreme Court Cases

November 24, 2013 2:35 PM0 comments
EPA Faces Challenges To Air Pollution Authority In Supreme Court Cases

WASHINGTON, Nov 24 – The U.S. government’s authority to regulate air pollution nationwide, often against the wishes of Republican-leaning states, could face new curbs when the U.S. Supreme Court takes on two high-stakes cases in coming months. The cases focus on the broad-ranging power wielded by the U.S. Environmental Protection […]

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Some Environmentalists Worry Keystone XL Pipeline Could Become Bargaining Chip In Budget Talks

October 9, 2013 4:21 PM0 comments
Some Environmentalists Worry Keystone XL Pipeline Could Become Bargaining Chip In Budget Talks

WASHINGTON – With Republicans trying to capitalize during a budget showdown that has shut down the government, some environmentalists are concerned the proposed Keystone XL pipeline could become a bargaining chip. Environmental activists staged a sit-in at the Tip O’Neill federal building in Boston on Monday to urge the State […]

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Climate Change Will Bring Conditions Outside Historical Variability In Coming Decades

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Climate Change Will Bring Conditions Outside Historical Variability In Coming Decades

The mean annual climate of the average location on Earth will slip past the most extreme conditions experienced during the past 150 years and into new territory by between 2047 and 2069, depending on the amount of climate-warming greenhouse gases that are emitted during the next few decades, a new […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Climate report struggles with temperature quirks

September 20, 2013 4:02 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Climate report struggles with temperature quirks

STOCKHOLM — Scientists working on a landmark U.N. report on climate change are struggling over how to address a wrinkle in the meteorological data that has given ammunition to global-warming skeptics: The heating of Earth’s surface appears to have slowed in the past 15 years even though greenhouse gas emissions […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Koch-Fueled Groups Target Ron Binz, Obama’s FERC Nominee

September 16, 2013 12:22 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Koch-Fueled Groups Target Ron Binz, Obama’s FERC Nominee

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen conservative groups are taking aim at President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Ron Binz. In a letter sent to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Monday morning, the groups called his nomination “very troubling” and urged senators to […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Leaked draft of climate report struggles with drop in warming

September 10, 2013 6:59 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Leaked draft of climate report struggles with drop in warming

An unreleased draft of the U.N.’s next major climate report reportedly states that scientists are more certain than ever that man’s actions are warming the planet — even as the report struggles to explain a slow-down in warming that climate skeptics have seized upon. Global surface temperatures rose rapidly during […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Global Warming Crisis Big Companies Are Profiting

August 20, 2013 6:27 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Global Warming Crisis Big Companies Are Profiting

Rising global temperatures could be putting all of us at risk of allergies, nutritional deficiencies and more. But don’t worry, there’s a silver lining! Some companies will make a pretty penny. Sure, many of these businesses, like hybrid automakers, will make money due to increased demand for products that actually […]

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Climate change to top agenda at US-China talks

July 10, 2013 12:54 PM0 comments
Climate change to top agenda at US-China talks

The secretary of state, John Kerry, has promised climate change will top the agenda of this week’s broad US-Chinese strategic dialogue, further stoking expectation of co-operation between the world’s two greatest carbon polluters. Kerry said climate change would remain a key focus of the annual economic and strategic dialogue, which […]

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