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What's Next for the Clean Power Plan?

David Doniger | Posted 02.16.2016 | Green
David Doniger

Some observers immediately suggested that the stay vote portends the Plan's eventual defeat if it returns to the Supreme Court on the merits. That conclusion is unwarranted, in my view.

Five Reasons the Clean Power Plan Is Good For Our Children's Health

Sylvia Mathews Burwell | Posted 08.05.2015 | Impact
Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Severe storms and hurricanes pose threats to schools in our heartland and on our coasts. If we fail to come together to address climate change, the growing severity of extreme weather events will put families across the nation increasingly at risk.

Climate Valentines: Time To Define The Relationship

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

February 14th is the day when Americans celebrate love with cards, flowers and chocolate. At my house, the kids are busy making paper hearts and cranking out scores of cards for their friends. Their handiwork inspired me to create a valentine for members of Congress who need to have "the talk."

Nasty: Another Chicago River Re-Reversal Highlights Need for Climate Action

Henry Henderson | Posted 09.01.2014 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

From 2007 through 2013, records show, the district released nearly 32 billion gallons of runoff and wastewater into the lake. By contrast, 12 billion gallons poured out from 1985 through 2006, the year the Deep Tunnel sewer pipes were completed.