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News and analysis of the impact of climate change on governments and businesses.

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Terminating the GHG Debate: CA Governors Schwarzenegger and Davis

The connection between greenhouse gasses (GHG) and global warming is a difficult one for many Americans to grasp. The connection may be obvious…

When the Weather Outside is Frightful, Americans Find Climate Change Suspect

If you want to change the mind of a climate change skeptic, argue with them on a warm day. These words of advice…
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HR 910 Would Threaten California’s Clean Energy Economy and More

In the battle to rebuild California’s economy and create jobs, we certainly do not have a friend in Fred Upton (R-MI), the new…
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New Coolant is a Cool Global Warming Fighter

Coming soon to a car AC near you: a cooler coolant. The Environmental Protection Agency recently approved a new chemical that can drastically…
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Lord Anthony Giddens: The Four Mistakes of Green Growth

The Economist wrote in March 2010 that climate change doubters are right when they state that uncertainties are rife in climate science, but…

“Side Effects” of Coal Cost US More Than $340 Billion Annually

A report published recently in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by a group of Harvard scientists led by Paul…

Huge Maersk Triple-E Ships Get “E” for Effort, and Expense

Maersk Line, the world’s largest container ship operator, is building a fleet of the world’s largest container vessels—a deal that includes 10 firm…
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Doesn’t Speak for All Businesses

By Janet Pomeroy One of the major themes in President Obama’s State of the Union speech was the need to maintain our economic…
Acid rina is beleived to be the cause of massive plant devastation caused throughout central Texas.

Pecan Growers Blame Coal-Fired Plant For Killing Their Crops

By Dominick DalSanto Harvey Hayek owns what was once a very prosperous Pecan orchard in Ellinger, TX. At one time it contained over…
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Climate Scientist Sues Skeptic in Heated Exchange

Two Canadian scientists engaged in a heated debate over global warming have taken the gloves off and, in the absence of snowballs, are…
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Behavior Change: An Ode to Fat Doctors and Crazy Shrinks

By Suzanne Shelton Information does not equal action. And importance doesn’t equal action either. Case in point: we all know fat doctors and…
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Xerox Achieves 31% Reduction in C02 Emissions

Xerox achieved a 31 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, and a 26 percent reduction in water use in the last eight years,…

EPA Issues Plan for GHG Regulation

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set forth plan to set standards for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on the heaviest polluters. In…
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Billionaire Richard Branson Calls For a Global Carbon Tax

Sir Richard Branson, the brash, suave, billionaire adventurer has suggested that a carbon tax can stave off a global climate crisis, as long…
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Why California Should Adopt a Global Warming Gas Emission Fee

By: David A. Bainbridge Failed states are growing in number–Somalia, the Congo, Afghanistan, Iceland, Greece, Ireland, and California? If California can’t eliminate its…