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Daniel J. Weiss

Entries by Daniel J. Weiss

Heavy Weather: How Sandy, Other Climate Destruction Harm Middle and Lower Income Americans

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2012 | 3:31 PM

The devastating Hurricane Sandy caused a huge swath of destruction in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States on October 29. The storm is responsible for at least 110 fatalities in the United States. Preliminary estimates indicate that it caused $30 billion in damages, with only one-quarter to one-half covered...

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The Gas Grinch That Stole Thanksgiving

(8) Comments | Posted November 19, 2007 | 4:27 PM

Ah, Thanksgiving, a time for visiting family, leaves rustling underfoot, afternoon football...and high gasoline prices. How did that happen? Gas prices are supposed to be lower in the fall due to lower gasoline use after the spike from summer vacations and driving season. But that isn't the case this...

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Road to Nowhere: Bush's Latest Global Warming Stall

(19) Comments | Posted September 27, 2007 | 9:57 AM

President Bush's Major Economies Meeting on Energy Security and Climate Change, set to begin today, is nothing more than fig leaf diplomacy. The president called for this meeting last June before the G-8 Summit as part of his effort to block the G-8 nations' call for a 50 percent reduction...

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