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Climate Change Congress

The DC Disconnect on Climate Change

Jonathan Silver | Posted 04.04.2015 | Green
Jonathan Silver

The disconnect between where the scientific community is on the causes of climate change, and what Congress thinks, is profound. Congress is also out of step with the American public.

Congress Passed A Climate Change Law ... And Then Nothing Happened

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

ProPublica's Theodoric Meyer reports: Congress did something unusual last year. It passed a bill that acknowledged that sea levels are rising — i...

Michael McAuliff

GAO To Congress: The Climate Is Changing | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government's official watchdog had a message for Congress on Thursday: Hey, Stupid, the climate is changing. The Governme...

Inside the President's Climate Toolbox

William S. Becker | Posted 04.06.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

The Obama administration used a number of tools on climate and energy issues during the president's first term. But deeper in his toolbox are several authorities whose potential applications for climate disruption and clean energy are not as well known.

Will Climate Change Get Cold Shoulder?

Posted 01.20.2013 | Green

By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: As President Barack Obama prepares to take the oath of office for the second time, he has promised...