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Amid Pipeline and Climate Debate, Energy-Efficiency Bill Is Derailed

Published: 
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 7:53am
Category: 
Energy

A bipartisan bill to encourage energy efficiency in buildings died in the Senate on Monday, derailed by the contentious debate over the Keystone XL pipeline and President Obama’s plans to issue new climate change regulations.

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They're Up All Night To Get Wonky: 30 Senators Hold Overnight Climate Session

Published: 
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 8:56am

Senators planning to stay up all night Monday talking about climate change say the marathon session is the "opening salvo" in a renewed effort to pass legislation curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Financier Plans Big Ad Campaign on Climate Change

Published: 
Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:24am

A billionaire retired investor is forging plans to spend as much as $100 million during the 2014 election, seeking to pressure federal and state officials to enact climate change measures through a hard-edge campaign of attack ads against governors and lawmakers.

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Our Carbon, Our Climate, Our Cash

Published: 
Mon, 03/25/2013 - 11:14pm
Category: 
Energy

We all buy stuff that generates carbon dioxide emissions and threatens the stability of our climate. 

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The American Party

Published: 
Fri, 05/31/2013 - 8:12am
Category: 
Energy

My remarks when receiving the Ridenhour Courage Award were written in Union Station on my way to the event. But my concluding comment -- that we are near a point when the American people should contemplate a centrist third party -- was not an idle spur-of-the-moment reflection.