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The Supreme Court's delay of federal clean power rules could save Arizonans money while keeping carbon emissions high.        ...
From: USA Today | Friday, February 12, 2016
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US President Barack Obama said Thursday that the Supreme Court did something "unusual" in freezing a plan to tackle carbon emissions, as he insisted his administration was on firm legal ground.
From: PhysOrg | Friday, February 12, 2016
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A study from the Union of Concerned Scientists illustrates that electric cars release fewer carbon emissions over their lifetimes when compared to traditional gasoline-powered vehicles....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The path to climate progress requires finding common ground with those who hold different views. © Tim Calver Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature's Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. Earlier...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Mark Tercek | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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ATHERTON, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the Supreme Court's decision to delay implementation of his administration's Clean Power Plan "unusual" and expressed confidence that the White House would prevail. "We’re...
From: AOL Television | By: Sam Levine | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Even though the Supreme Court halted it
From: Time | By: Maya Rhodan | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan will survive despite the Supreme Court's decision this week to stay a rule on cutting carbon emissions from electricity generators, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said...
From: Reuters | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Clean Power Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's rule limiting greenhouse gas emissions from the existing fleet of fossil fuel-fired power plants on Tuesday. The court, in a 5-4 decision split along party...
From: AOL Television | By: Tim Profeta | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Changing out the light bulbs is not enough to go green. The workplace of the future will have a minimal carbon footprint thanks to better technology and better human ecology.
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Friday, February 12, 2016
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SCOTUS' decision against the Clean Power Plan highlights how massively important 2016 is for climate change policy...
From: Salon.com | By: Simon Maloy | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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There are thousands of little actions you can take to reduce your carbon footprint -- but you should consider a few major factors first. Sustainability experts say, for instance, that changing your diet or the way you get to work can significantly cut...
From: That's Fit | By: Casey Williams | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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You're living in the Year of Pulses, according to the United Nations, but would you know it if we didn't tell you? Do you even know what a pulse is? We asked 10 people in our office if they knew about pulses (the kind you eat), and no one had ever heard...
From: AOL Television | By: James Cave | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Standard operating procedure no longer applies. The post Supreme Court Ruling On Obama’s Climate Plan Throws States Into Confusion appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Samantha Page | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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This article goes into more depth, and has more quotes from my interviews with Professor Richard Zeebe and Professor Andy Ridgwell, than the original article I wrote for The Guardian, published January 29. The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM)...
From: Skeptical Science | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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In an extraordinary move, the Supreme Court granted a stay that puts a temporary halt to Clean Power Plan. But there was one key stakeholder from whom the court did not hear: the young people who will actually be around in 2050 to experience the impacts...
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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We’re going to level with you, dating an activist can be hard. We have high standards and expect a lot from people, we can be pedants when it comes to recycling and if someone calls Africa a country we are going to KICK OFF. But behind all of the marching...
From: One Blog | By: Clea Guy-Allen | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Follow along with speedy punditry on Ban Ki-moon's comments in Ottawa—and Trudeau's big challenge on climate goals The post Can Liberals deliver on peacekeeping and climate change? appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Evan Solomon | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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When we think of where the effects of climate change would be most felt, remote locations like the Arctic Circle or the Amazon rainforest often spring to mind. Indeed turning on news channels it's hard not to see its devastating effects. Consider this...
From: AOL Television | By: Niall Dunne | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Just weeks after the Obama Administration scored a victory in its Clean Power Plan, the Supreme Court on Tuesday pushed back by temporarily blocking implementation of the Plan until lower court rulings are complete, which may take years. In a 5-to-4...
From: Forbes | By: James Conca | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Sean MacEntee/Flickr CC by 2.0 Taking off That hop across the pond is about to get longer. A new paper published in Environmental Research Letters finds that climate change could make flying even worse. A jet stream is a current of fast-moving air in...
From: Popular Science | By: Mary Beth Griggs | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Warming temperatures alter wind patterns, and this changes the amount of time it takes a plane to cross the Atlantic....
From: Grist | By: Christina Procopiou | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Mark Ruffalo, Michael Mann, Bill McKibben, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and others weigh in with smart questions.
From: Grist | By: Tim McDonnell | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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It's pouring rain out during the morning rush hour and you're standing on a corner with your aging mother with no taxis in sight. So you press the Ubu icon on your new $600 iPhone and, magically, a shiny black car with a polite driver pulls up to the...
From: Parent Dish | By: Glyn Vincent | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Novelis announced that its RC5754 alloy, a new automotive product designed to contain up to 75% recycled content, has been successfully integrated into the structural components of high volume production passenger vehicles. RC5754 was developed with...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Nuclear energy’s resilience was never more apparent than during the COP21 climate talks in Paris. It was there that a famed environmentalist and the one who has cautioned against the effects of global warming said that the carbon-free energy form should...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Silverstein | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Until recently terms like “carbon accounting,” “carbon footprint,” and “carbon offsetting” would have raised some quizzical eyebrows among the general public. Today, such carbon-based metrics are everywhere, but are they helpful or unhelpful...
From: Energy Bulletin | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Everyone can make a difference in making the Earth a healthier place to live. Implementing a policy of reducing, reusing and recycling in your home or office is a great place to start. Ready for some go green ideas? Here are a few easy-to-implement ways...
From: Earth911 | By: Earth911 | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The presidential debates so far have tended more toward theater of the absurd than substantive policy issues, especially on the crowded Republican stage. But whatever you make of the candidates' discussion of other issues, it's clear that climate change...
From: Mother Jones | By: Tim McDonnell | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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At the Paris climate talks, President Obama pledged that America, historically the world's biggest polluter, would reduce its carbon emissions 32 percent by 2030. However, the Supreme Court has ruled that it will not enforce his Clean Power Plan, now......
From: Play Savvy | By: Steve Dent | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The US Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a blow to President Barack Obama by putting on hold federal regulations to curb carbon emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants, the centrepiece of his administration’s strategy to combat climate change....
From: France 24 | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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When the court put a hold on Obama's Clean Power Plan, it made it look less likely that the U.S. will meet its Paris promises....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House vowed Wednesday that the United States would still meet international commitments to cut carbon emissions, seeking to allay concerns that the Supreme Court might take away one of its main weapons against climate...
From: Reuters | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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From the February 10 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: RUSH LIMBAUGH: Something pretty big happened yesterday. And I was reading my little tech blog geeks last night and they're fit to be tied. They're depressed, they're angry,...
From: Media Matters | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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'A transformation of the energy sector is happening under our feet'
From: Time | By: Justin Worland | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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To once again be the go-to cosmetic store for environmentalists, the Body Shop needed more than buttery moisturizers made with ethically-sourced ingredients and a history of political activism. It needed to become, in part, an animal dating service....
From: TV Squad | By: Alexander C. Kaufman | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Yann Caradec/Flickr/CC-By-2.0 Eiffel Tower during the COP 21 Paris Climate Talks During the December 5-12, 2015 international climate summit in Paris, the Eiffel Tower was lit-up to represent the energy created by the physical activity thousands of crowd-sourced...
From: Popular Science | By: Jen Schwartz | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Barack Obama's climate agenda Tuesday evening by putting his flagship greenhouse gas emissions rules on hold. In a 5-4 ruling, the justices granted the stay in response to a lawsuits by coal companies and two...
From: Mother Jones | By: Tim McDonnell | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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WASHINGTON -- Climate change isn't getting much play in presidential politics, but the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an astonishing reminder of the fractious politics of environmental justice -- and the stakes for who next occupies the White House....
From: AOL Television | By: Cristian Farias | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Recent Supreme Court rulings against the Environmental Protection Agency may provide some understanding of the justices’ rare move Tuesday to temporarily freeze the Obama administration’s carbon emissions initiative while it is litigated in the courts....
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Rhea Suh, President, New York City: The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed implementation of the Clean Power Plan, but the ruling doesn't stop climate action. The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked President Obama's plan to fight global climate change...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Rhea Suh | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Global Science Report is a weekly feature from the Center for the Study of Science, where we highlight one or two important new items in the scientific literature or the popular media. For broader and more technical perspectives, consult our monthly...
From: Cato Institute | By: Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger, Patrick J. Michaels | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Air Pollution in Beijing by 大杨 @flickr In early February, Chinese officials announced that no new coal production would be approved for the next three years, while existing production will be reduced by 500 million tons in the next three to five...
From: AOL Television | By: Rachael Willis | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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As President Obama travels to Illinois Wednesday to celebrate the beginnings of his presidency, he's also watching his legacy erode before his very eyes. On the eve of the president’s nostalgic trip to Springfield, the Supreme Court dealt a stunning...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Times | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Let's make one thing perfectly clear - while the Supreme Court's decision yesterday to put a temporary hold on the Clean Power Plan was disappointing, it won't revive the fortunes of the coal industry, slow the transition to clean energy, or cripple...
From: Parent Dish | By: Mary Anne Hitt | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Roses may be red, but they're definitely not green according to research from Scientific American. As millions of partners exchange bunches of red roses in the run up to Valentine's Day, they may want to consider that the traditional flower of love has...
From: Inhabitat | By: Timon Singh | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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In an extraordinary legal decision, five justices temporarily halted the Clean Power Plan, a cornerstone of Obama's climate strategy....
From: Grist | By: Rebecca Leber | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Robin Roy, Director, Building Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Strategy, Washington, DC: The humble water heater used to heat water for bathing and washing dishes in America's homes also may be a promising new tool for cutting residential utility bills,...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Robin Roy | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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John Fowler/Flickr Power Plant A coal-fired power plant in Arizona The Supreme Court voted 5-4 to issue a temporary stay on President Obama's Clean Power Plan. The move blocks the plan's implementation until a lower court can hear objections to the plan...
From: Popular Science | By: Mary Beth Griggs | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The U.S. Supreme Court voted Tuesday to put on hold new federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions, mainly from coal-fired A coal-fired power plant power plants, until a legal challenge by more than two dozen states and interest groups is complete....
From: Yale Environment 360 | By: Yale Environment 360 | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday it was confident it would be able to meet its obligations under the Paris climate change agreement, despite the Supreme Court's ruling temporarily blocking the administration's plan to...
From: Reuters | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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