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In freezing President Barack Obama's plan to tackle carbon emissions, the US Supreme Court delivered a blow to a global climate deal - but experts say that US commitments to the deal will survive.
From: PhysOrg | Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Supreme Court unexpectedly put a temporary halt on the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution from power plants. The carbon limits--known as the Clean Power Plan--are designed to check the largest source of the heat-trapping pollution...
From: AOL Television | By: Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Chief Program Officer, Washington, D.C.: The Supreme Court unexpectedly put a temporary halt on the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution from power plants. The carbon limits--known as the Clean Power Plan--are...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Friday, February 12, 2016
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This story originally appeared in Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. If human civilization were facing a potentially existential threat, you'd probably want to know about what our leading candidates to run our country...
From: Mother Jones | By: Eric Holthaus | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Hillary and Bernie have differences on climate. Why don't we hear about them at the debates?
From: Grist | By: Eric Holthaus | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Rather than opt to file cases in New York instead of Delaware, where fees are being questioned, lawyers will simply raise their rates.
From: New York Times | By: STEPHEN J. LUBBEN | Friday, February 12, 2016
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The Clean Power Plan is in bad shape, but the planet might not be.
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Friday, February 12, 2016
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On February 7 the New York Times published two jaw-droppingly credulous and/or duplicitous accounts, linked below, of Yale childhood psychologist and student-residence associate master Erika Christakis' supposed martyrdom on the altar of free speech...
From: AOL Television | By: Jim Sleeper | Friday, February 12, 2016
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What romance can teach us about the right way to wage war
From: The Atlantic | By: Dominic Tierney | Friday, February 12, 2016
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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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Submitted by Mrill Ingram on Fri, 02/12/2016 - 5:18pm Mrill Ingram Solar panels by pgegreenenergy The U.S. Supreme Court on February 9 threw a roadblock in the path of the most important piece of climate regulation that the United States has offered,...
From: The Progressive | By: Progressive Online Media Editor | Friday, February 12, 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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A deeply-divided Supreme Court just handed corporate polluters and their cronies a small but symbolic victory: It has temporarily halted implementation of America's Clean Power Plan. This is an unprecedented move by the Supreme Court. However, this pause...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Dominique Browning | Friday, February 12, 2016
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After the Supreme Court approved expanded economic powers for President Nicolás Maduro, the speaker of the National Assembly said a coup had taken place....
From: New York Times | By: NICHOLAS CASEY | Friday, February 12, 2016
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It’s blowhard versus blowhard.
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Our Week In Review panel takes you behind the headlines.
From: WBUR | Friday, February 12, 2016
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On Friday, Kerry Washington revealed via her Twitter account the trailer for her April 11th HBO film Confirmation. Washington plays Anita Hill, who famously accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, played in the film by Wendell Pierce, of sexual...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Tim Stack | Friday, February 12, 2016
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The National Organization for Marriage’s ‘Dump Trump’ ad calls for those who still oppose marriage equality to consider Donald Trump a non-option in the upcoming Presidential election. The conservative group recently questioned its following, asking...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Steph Bazzle | Saturday, February 13, 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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If your college breaks the law, you should be able to pursue a legal action in court. But ­­following the lead of banks, wireless providers, and cable companies some for-profit colleges have been stripping students of their legal rights and forcing...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Friday, February 12, 2016
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The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 this week to stay the implementation of the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan, until the carbon rule has been fully reviewed on its merits. A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. is currently reviewing the regulation,...
From: Greentech Media | Friday, February 12, 2016
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If Obama means what he says about unjust punishment, he will free Weldon Angelos.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Only days before the Wisconsin Supreme Court primary, combined TV ad spending among candidates and special-interest groups has surpassed $710,000, Justice at Stake and the Brennan Center for Justice reported on Friday. The biggest spender continues...
From: Gavel Grab | By: Peter Hardin | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Electric vehicles charged in coal-heavy regions can create more human health and environmental damages from life cycle air emissions than gasoline vehicles, according to a new consequential life cycle analysis by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University....
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Friday, February 12, 2016
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PVTech: Energy Storage Included in Major Indian PV Tender Energy storage is to be included in India’s state-run solar energy tenders for the first time under plans to help smoother integration of renewables into the grid. The Solar Energy Corporation...
From: Greentech Media | Friday, February 12, 2016
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The National Organization for Marriage — an organization that lost big when the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage — is launching an ad campaign in South Carolina asking voters there to “Dump Trump.” Their reason for going after 2016 GOP...
From: The Raw Story | By: Tom Boggioni | Friday, February 12, 2016
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"We want to be clear ... that the court's decision does not overturn the policy or decide its legal merits," John Coequyt, who heads up climate campaigns for the Sierra Club, said in a telephone press conference on Thursday.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Thomas Schueneman | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Herewith a quiz: If you were the Solicitor General for the State of Texas and it came to your attention that someone had been sentenced to prison for 16 1/2 years for (i)committing an offense for which the maximum sentence was only 2 years, (ii)) and...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Christopher Brauchli | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Tax increases, spending limits, tax on pension income among Civic Federation's recommendations A report released today by the Civic Federation lays out a number of recommendations -- including consideration in the near future of a progressive-rate income...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Reboot Illinois | Friday, February 12, 2016
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We cede the floor to women of color around the internet who have written smart, beautiful things about a very important song....
From: Grist | By: Eve Andrews | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Today’s RaiseAChild.US Huffington Post Queer Voices “Let Love Define Family®” series installment is about one of our partners: the American Military Partner Association. Families previously featured on our weekly series share their experiences...
From: AOL Television | By: JamesMichael Nichols | Friday, February 12, 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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Attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights first challenged the measure in 2014 and said in a statement they plan to appeal Thursday’s decision to the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Image: Shutterstock The post Judge OKs Oklahoma’s Clinic Closure...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Jessica Mason Pieklo | Friday, February 12, 2016
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The takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon by a handful of provocateurs masks a more sophisticated campaign to transfer vast federal land to Western states so that the real estate will be open to private development.Ammon Bundy, one...
From: Truthout | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Back in the fall of 2011, when the Occupy Wall Street movement seized Zuccotti Park and then spread at unprecedented speed across the globe the criticism we heard coming from the corporate media (when they weren't denouncing the movement outright) was...
From: AOL Television | By: Joseph A. Palermo | Friday, February 12, 2016
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There might be some reasons for Congress to grill the EPA leadership about its clean water rules, but this hearing couldn't find them....
From: Grist | By: Nathanael Johnson | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Community groups says it will appeal case dismissal to Supreme Court
From: Irish Times | Friday, February 12, 2016
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President Barack Obama told supporters "don't despair" and overreact to the Supreme Court's decision this week that temporarily blocks the administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants....
From: CNN | 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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Watching the Democratic debate last night illuminated two thoughts: first, how in the world could anyone have thought that limiting the number of Democratic debates was anything resembling a good idea; and second, how fundamentally different the tenor...
From: Ecofabulous | By: Lance Simmens | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Deprived of major differences, the Democratic candidates retreated to familiar mantras, asking the American public to decide between idealism and realism.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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A Brooklyn jury finds Officer Peter Liang guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct in the 2014 shooting.
From: The Atlantic | By: J. Weston Phippen | 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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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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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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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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