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Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

By Coral Davenport Published: December 5, 2013  WASHINGTON — More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for … Continue reading

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Tell the EPA You Support Strong Standards to Reduce Power Plant Carbon Emissions

From the Union of Concerned Scientists (http://www.ucsusa.org): The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking steps to limit carbon pollution from power plants—the largest source of carbon emissions in the United States today. These historic standards will protect our health and … Continue reading

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Support Federal Energy Efficiency Bill

From PC(USA) Office of Public Witness (http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/washington/): Recently two senators– Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH), — introduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competiveness Act (S. 761; http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s761). This bill seeks to increase energy efficiency standards, save consumer and … Continue reading

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Tell Congress the Time for Climate Action is Now

From the Union of Concerned Scientists (http://www.ucsusa.org): President Barack Obama delivered a crystal clear message to Congress and the nation in his State of the Union address: the time for climate action is now. By making a strong climate statement … Continue reading

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100 Days of Climate Action: Keystone XL Protest—February 17, Washington, DC

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Four years ago as he started his first term, President Obama called for decisive action on global warming. Recognizing that the most important actions anyone can take to combat climate change is to change how you use … Continue reading

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Urge the President to Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline

From Credo Action (http://www.credoaction.com): Now that President Obama has been re-elected, he’s got a choice to make. And in the wake of the devastation caused by the climate-change-fueled Superstorm Sandy, it shouldn’t be much of a choice at all. He … Continue reading

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Study: We’re Headed To 11°F Warming and Even 7°F Requires ‘Nearly Quadrupling The Current Rate Of Decarbonisation’

By Joe Romm on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm Posted at http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/11/06/1144431/study-were-headed-to-11f-warming-and-even-7f-requires-nearly-quadrupling-the-current-rate-of-decarbonisation/?mobile=nc A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/sustainability/publications/low-carbon-economy-index/index.jhtml) finds humanity has its foot on the accelerator as we head toward a cliff. The only hope is very rapid deployment of carbon-free technology starting ASAP. … Continue reading

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Report: Summer’s Signs of Things to Come

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/28145-1  (08/30/12) HARRISBURG, Penn. – Summer in Pennsylvania is telling us a lot about climate change and where we’re headed in the future, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). Federation senior scientist Doug … Continue reading

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Support New Stronger Soot Pollution Standard

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): To be in compliance with the Clean Air Act, the EPA must create a new standard to limit small-particle pollution, also called soot. They have proposed a standard, but it could be weakened or stopped in its … Continue reading

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Hottest. Month. Ever.

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Posted at http://www.pennfuture.org/UserFiles/PDFs/Facts_vol14no15_20120815.pdf. Unless you live on a different planet, you probably weren’t surprised to learn that July 2012 was the hottest month ever recorded in the lower 48 states. And it wasn’t just the heat. As … Continue reading

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