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Carbon Emission

EPA Goes After Texas

AP | JEFF CARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DALLAS — The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it is taking the unprecedented step of directly issuing air permits to indu...

A Dirty Pledge

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Originally posted on The MarkUp. On Thursday, House Republicans issued their roadmap for the midterm elections and the next legislative session. It's...

Defining Justice for Environmental Refugees

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

There is a growing group of people in our world who are in a legal limbo: environmental refugees. And this problem is only going to get bigger as time goes on.

It's a Bird! It's A Plane! No, actually, it's Tons of Carbon?!

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I was wondering, why is it that commercial air travel is considered so non-green? It seems unjust that my efforts to live green all year are negated by a few flights to Sierra Club headquarters and a trip or two to visit my parents.

Obama's Team Has Fought Each Other On Environment Since 1997

New York Times | JOHN M. BRODER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mr. Summers, then the deputy Treasury secretary, said at the time that there was a compelling scientific case for action on global warming but that a ...