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Flooded With Proof, Insurance Industry Turns Climate Change Realist

The following is part of the Crowds of Ratings series by our friends at CSRHub (a 3p sponsor) – offering free sustainability and…

Largest Study Begins on Impact of Oil Spill on Human Health

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has just kicked off what is believed to be the largest study ever conducted on the…
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EPA Examines Consumption and the Environment

Will understanding the psychology, patterns, and economics behind over-consumption help us navigate the road ahead? The West Coast EPA is hosting a year long…
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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…
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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CSR Secrets the Government Isn’t Telling

The following is part of the Crowds of Ratings series by our friends at CSRHub (a 3p sponsor) – offering free sustainability and…

Spruced Down: Going to the Mountaintop and Saving It

A 12-year battle with Big Coal over the future of one of the largest West Virginia mountaintop removal coal mines was resolved this…
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House Continues to Delay Clean Air Act Safeguards

By Dan Lashof, Director of NRDC’s climate center (Originally published on NRDC’s Switchboard Blog. Since taking control of the House of Representatives last…
US Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Who’s in Charge Over There?

Reading an article from The Hill about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “recent” stance in favor of more fossil fuel development, I couldn’t…
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EPA’s “Power Grab” More of a Tiptoe

Under the Bush Administration, greenhouse gases were not considered pollutants. The question was settled in a Supreme Court case in 2007, and whether…
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EPA Regulations in GOP Crosshairs

Last year, after successfully being vilified as “Cap-and-Tax,” Cap-and-Trade was defeated. Not that I was particularly upset about it. . . After all,…

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…

EPA: Blowing Big Coal’s Top on Mountaintop Coal Mining

If it were ever possible or even realistic to put the words Appalachia and victory in the same sentence, this might be one…
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Can Clean Cookstoves Save People, Planet and Profit?

Can a simple thing like a $25 clean-burning cookstove save lives, combat climate change, and improve our global economy? The Environmental Protection Agency…
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Big Business Ponders Life after EPA’s Climate Leaders

This month’s announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will  eliminate its Climate Leaders program caught many business leaders off guard.  The program,…