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Greenhouse Gas Regulation

Will New Climate Regulations Destroy the Economy? (Hint: No.)

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

There is a long history of claims that new rules to protect the environment or human health will seriously harm the United States economy. These claims are political fodder, they are provocative, and they are always wrong.

Kate Sheppard

Coal State Lawmakers Move To Defang EPA Greenhouse Gas Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two coal state lawmakers -- a Republican House member and a Democratic senator -- introduced legislation on Monday that would kneecap E...

Federal Court Upholds EPA's Greenhouse Gas Rules

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 08.26.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the first-ever regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming, handin...

EPA Takes On Texas And Big Polluters In Unprecedented Move

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Obama administration announced landmark plans Thursday to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Unites States. A press release from the U...

Bring it On

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

"Bring it on" should be the Democrats' response to the new House Republican majority's pledge to hold investigatory hearings on the Obama Administration's environmental policies.

Murkowski Part II Rears its Ugly Head

Lowell Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lowell Feld

As we all know, the public was outraged at Murkowski's Big Oil bailout bill. Now, unfortunately, Sen. Jay Rockefeller is pushing Murkowski Part II, yet there's far less attention being paid to this effort.

Obama's Green Agenda under attack from group linked to chemical industry

The Guardian | Suzanne Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A secretive group linked to a leading European chemical company has joined the campaign to defeat Barack Obama's green agenda, taking the fight beyond...

EPA WILL Regulate Greenhouse Gases, But Not Till 2011

Juliet Eilperin | Juliet Eilperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Environmental Protection Agency will issue a rule Monday affirming that it won't regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants under the Cle...

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.

Arctic 'Warmest In 2,000 Years'

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Arctic temperatures are now higher than at any time in the last 2,000 years, research reveals. Changes to the Earth's orbit drove centuries of coolin...

How To Comment On The EPA's Finding That Greenhouse Gases Endanger Public Health

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Got something to say about the EPA's finding that greenhouse gases are a threat to public health and welfare? You've got 60 days to speak, or forever...

EPA To Propose Greenhouse Gas Regulation Under Clean Air Act

AP, Washington Post, New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency has concluded that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are a danger to public health and w...

Update: Obama Adviser Says 'Yes' - What Sayest McCain?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Back in July I posed a question to the presidential candidates: will our next president follow the Supreme Court's directive to regulate carbon dioxid...