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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

''Green News Report' - June 10, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: President Obama pushes back against climate change-denying politicians;...

Kate Sheppard

EPA Releases Much-Anticipated Limits On Power Plant Emissions

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled new standards on Monday, calling for a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions from power plants...

Kate Sheppard

Court: New Jersey Took Shortcut Out Of Emissions Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

An appeals court in New Jersey has ruled that the administration of Gov. Chris Christie did not follow proper procedures in pulling the state out of a...

What does Chris Christie Really Think About Climate Change?

OnEarth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
OnEarth

By Scott Dodd, OnEarthA few weeks ago, the editorial board of New Jersey's largest newspaper bowed to the inevitable and endorsed Chris Christie's nev...

In Politics, Loyalty to Your Boss May Be Hazardous to Your Political Career

Rich Rubino | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Vice President Hubert Humphrey's historic speech in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he broke with President Lyndon B. Johnson over U.S. policy in Vietnam.

Major Cap-And-Trade Program Boosted State Economies

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.26.2011 | Green

If cap-and-trade is truly dead, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is desperately fighting to resuscitate it. RGGI was formed by ten state...

States Raid Pollution-Reducing Funds To Balance Budgets

AP | NORMA LOVE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. — Two of the 10 Northeast states that agreed to dedicate millions of dollars to reduce carbon emissions and promote green energy have ...

Cap and Trade: Dead or Alive?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

One of cap and trade's longtime advocates has said the scheme "died of what amounts to natural causes in Washington." But earlier this month, China and officials from the EU met to scope out a pilot carbon-trading program.

PHOTOS: These States Aren't Letting The Climate Bill Failure Stop Them

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Though the federal government may be hamstrung by man-made climate change deniers and dirty energy lobbyists, state governments are doing their part t...