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Environmental Reform

NYC Air Quality The Best In 50 Years

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 09.30.2013 | New York

Breathe easy: New York City's air quality has reached the cleanest levels in more than 50 years, according to a statement released by the mayor's offi...

Dan Froomkin

What Obama Said He'd Do Next | Dan Froomkin | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Now President Barack Obama has some promises to keep. His 2012 campaign wasn't nearly as full of measurable commitments as his first ...

Elise Foley

Dems Form Group To Cut Spending | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As tension builds over compromise between the GOP-led House and Democrat-led Senate, Democratic Sens. Tom Carper, Mark Udall and Kay Hag...

Clean Air Act: Wrong Tool for Controlling Global Warming

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gary Liberson, PhD

Congress must amend the Clean Air Act now. Otherwise, problems of ecology, sustainability, and economics will be solved with tools meant to control toxic pollutants

Climate Communications: Time to Up the Ante

Kelly Rigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Whatever you think about the Cancun Agreements, there's no doubt that the climate movement needs to up its game in 2011.

The EPA's Dangerous Delay

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

A mini-firestorm erupted recently in response to the EPA's attempt to stall regulation meant to clean up mercury pollution from industrial plants. Are they caving to pressure?

Will Cancun Agreements Help Save the Planet?

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Democracy Now!

The U.N. Climate Change Conference in Cancún came to a close early Saturday morning after 193 countries signed on to a modest agreement to combat cli...

The Oil Industry Is Back for More

Regan Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regan Nelson

It is staggering how quickly the oil industry has abandoned its earnest self-reflection and returned to expanding offshore drilling, even before new safety reforms are fully implemented.

Cancún Climate Summit: Time for a New Geopolitical Architecture

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

As we approach crucial climate change negotiations in Cancún, Mexico, the key question on many people's minds is this: what nation will have the courage to stand up to the United States?