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Obama Climate Plan

Michigan's Republican Governor Says State Will Comply With Obama's Climate Plan

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.01.2015 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) announced Tuesday that his state will comply with the Obama administration's new regulations limiting greenhouse gas emi...

Kate Sheppard

House Passes Bill To Undermine Obama's Climate Rules | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House passed legislation Wednesday evening allowing states to opt out of the Obama administration's plan to regulate emissions from ...

U.S. To Launch 'Climate Hubs' To Help Farmers Face Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's administration will announce on Wednesday the formation of seven ...

Obama Plan Targeted By Coal Industry, Hill Allies

Center for Public Integrity | Kristen Lombardi | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

By Kristen Lombardi Center for Public Integrity Paul Bailey made the White House pitch on July 31. Flanked by six colleagues from the American Coa...

President Obama's Climate Action Plan: Not Even Close

Tom Weis | Posted 10.13.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

The president opened his speech with a poetic tribute to the Apollo program, a generational mission championed by President John F. Kennedy more than half a century ago. But no comparison can be made between Kennedy's bold vision and Obama's timid plan.

States Seek Flexibility In Obama Climate Plan

stateline | Jim Malewitz | Posted 07.12.2013 | Green

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Obama's Climate Plan Must Do More to Fight Crisis

Kassie Siegel | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green
Kassie Siegel

To climate change deniers, the president simply said this: "We don't have time for a meeting of the flat-earth society." But strong words are one thing. Strong action is what's needed -- and that's where the president's new strategy for confronting carbon pollution comes up short.

UN Climate Chief Reacts To Obama's Plan

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green

By Daren Butler ISTANBUL, June 27 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's new pledges on curbing carbon emissions drew a cautious welcome...

Obama Climate Plan a Full-throttle Fracking Endorsement

Steve Horn | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

This portion of the plan alone - not to mention anything else problematic found within it, such as endorsement of nuclear energy and illusory "clean coal"/carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology - would prevent the actions outlined in his Fact Sheet from taking place.

Obama's Climate Change Speech Nearly Drowned Out By Planes

Posted 06.25.2013 | Green

Planes roared overhead as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to address climate change on Tuesday. "The year that I took office, my administ...

Environmentalists React To Obama Climate Plan Speech

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green

Environmentalists reacted with hesitant optimism to President Barack Obama's climate change plan, laid out in an energy speech at Georgetown Universit...

Activists Await New Climate Plan Before Filing EPA Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, June 17 (Reuters) - Environmental groups and a dozen states and cities said Monday they will delay pl...