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Epa Climate Change

The EPA Is Right and US Chamber of Commerce Is Wrong on Climate Change

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 08.16.2014 | Green
Jeffrey Sachs

The US Chamber of Commerce is wrong, both ethically and operationally. The Chamber's ethical position is that the US does not have to care about the damages it causes to the rest of the world. This is a special kind of arrogance certainly not unknown in the US corporate sector.

Obama Plan Might Help Boost Climate Talks

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ and JOE McDONALD | Posted 08.03.2014 | Green

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama's move to limit U.S. carbon emissions may prompt an important shift by China in its climate policies, where o...

This Gutsy Move by EPA Is Going to Be Good for All of Us ... and Our Feathered Friends

David Yarnold | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
David Yarnold

The EPA has just released its first rule to clean up greenhouse gas pollution from existing coal-fired power plants. This rule is going to be furiously attacked as a "war on coal." It's not. It's a pivot to a cleaner energy future that has to happen, sooner rather than later.

New EPA Chief: Climate Controls Will Help Economy

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's top environmental official wasted no time Tuesday taking on opponents of the administration's plan to crack dow...

Industry Groups Petition High Court Over EPA Rules

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2013 | Green

By Lawrence Hurley and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - With a barrage of legal briefs, a coalition of business groups...

Greenhouse Gas Rules May Be Vulnerable In Court

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2012 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - U.S. limits on greenhouse gas emissions face a challenge in federal court this we...

EPA To Increase Greenhouse Gas And Other Pollution Regulations, Not As Strong As Action By Congress Would Be

Yahoo! News | Timothy Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will roll out more regulations on greenhouse gases and other pollution to help fight climate change, but they...

Ryan Grim

'Flabbergasted' Murkowski Hits Back At White House | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lisa Murkowski pushed back against the White House on Wednesday on the eve of a Senate debate and vote on her resolution to block the Environmental Pr...

EPA Finally Sides With Science

Sandra Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sandra Thompson

EPA is often torn between sound science, analytical techniques/limitations and politics. The agency's announcement that scientific evidence shows greenhouse gases contribute to health and environmental safety is long overdue.