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New House Science Committee Chair Ralph Hall Threatens to Subpoena Climate Scientists
Posted on: Dec 28, 2010, Source: Climate Progress
Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX), an "unconditional champion of fossil fuels," kicks off the witch hunt.
Over 100,000 Rally for Climate and Clean Energy Action: Media Downplays This Amazing Show of Support
Posted on: Apr 26, 2010, Source: Climate Progress
Apparently the Washington Post doesn't think that preserving the health and well-being of countless future generations is 'hot-button' enough for the media.
Why You Should Come to the Largest Climate Rally Ever on the DC Mall April 25
Posted on: Apr 19, 2010, Source: Climate Progress
Come hear everyone from James Hansen to James Cameron, from Sting to me. Let's show the Tea Partiers what a real crowd looks like.
Sarah Palin Continues to Peddle Energy Falsehoods, Urges Americans to Stay Addicted to Foreign Oil
Posted on: Jan 27, 2010, Source: Climate Progress
Palin has chosen to use her Facebook page -- a medium devoid of critics -- to further push her "Drill Baby, Drill!" ideology. Why are we not surprised?
World's Biggest Polluters Strike a Deal: U.S. and China Agree to Comprehensive Clean Energy and Climate Plan
Posted on: Nov 18, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
The overall plan is much more ambitious in scope and depth than anticipated.
What's Next After Taking Out Van Jones? Fox News Blurts Out Agenda to Sabotage the Environment
Posted on: Sep 8, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
The job destroyers and climate destroyers of the right wing most certainly smell blood -- and what they want to do is no joke.
Leaked Memo: Big Oil Planning Bogus 'Energy Citizen' Rallies to Oppose Clean Energy Legislation
Posted on: Aug 17, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
It looks like they're borrowing some plays from the health care reform astroturfers.
NYT: Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security
Posted on: Aug 13, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
Intelligence analysts say that we'll need our military to deal with the effects of violent storms, drought, mass migration and pandemics.
Top 5 Ways the 'Birthers' Are Like the Global Warming Deniers
Posted on: Aug 7, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
Both are impervious to the evidence and both get their disinformation from the same right-wing sources.
Clean Energy Bill Survives: Political Realists Rejoice, Climate Science Realists Demand More
Posted on: May 22, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
Now the next challenge: how to stop this bill from being weakened as it winds itself through the House and the Senate.
Obama to Raise Fuel Efficiency Standards: Biggest Step Gov Has Taken to Fight CO2
Posted on: May 18, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
It looks like the Waxman-Markey bill is not the alpha and the omega of energy policy -- this is big news, too.
Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?
Posted on: May 12, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
Finally someone is listening to Lester Brown and his warnings of a collapse in our food supplies, as a new article reveals in Scientific American.
Has Anyone in U.S. History Made More Americans Less Safe Than Dick Cheney?
Posted on: May 11, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
One could write an entire book on Cheney's single-handed efforts to destroy a livable climate for the next 50 generations of Americans.
On Earth Day, Forget About the Planet -- We're the Ones Who Are Screwed
Posted on: Apr 21, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
Affection for our planet is misdirected and unrequited. We need to focus on saving ourselves. It's time to dump Earth Day.
Why Do Conservatives Hate Your Children?
Posted on: Mar 20, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
A look at conservatives' willful effort to destroy the health and well-being of your children and grandchildren and the next 50 generations.
Why the Global Economy Is a Ponzi Scheme and We Are All Bernie Madoffs
Posted on: Mar 10, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
As Thomas Friedman agrees in the next article, we have constructed the grandest of Ponzi schemes by living off future generations.
Obama Must Stop Dirty Coal -- But What Will He Replace it With?
Posted on: Feb 19, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
It is incumbent on progressives to propose a realistic alternative to new coal plants -- here's our best options.
What's Green About the New Stimulus Deal?
Posted on: Feb 13, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
There's lots of good news -- from a tax credit for renewables to the $50 billion nuclear industry giveaway being axed. Here's the highlights.
Stephen Chu: "We're Looking at a Scenario Where There's No More Agriculture in California"
Posted on: Feb 11, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
Eight years of disinformation and muzzling U.S. climate scientists has left the public largely unaware of the catastrophes ahead.
How Did $50B Worth of High-Risk, Job-Killing Nuclear Loans Get into the Stimulus?
Posted on: Feb 11, 2009, Source: Climate Progress
The same budget gimmicks that got us into the credit mess are creeping into the stimulus.
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