Did a Betrayal from Inside the White House Kill the Senate Climate Bill?

October 14, 2010 by  
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Photo: WN , Creative Commons In the months that have passed since the ignominious death of the Senate climate bill , there’s been speculation abound as to what, exactly, caused its demise. Some argued that oil and coal interests were just too strong, or that public opinion was never strong enough, or that health care reform drained Congress’ will

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And the Senate Climate Bill Gets Weaker Still . . .

July 14, 2010 by  
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As expected, the Kerry-Lieberman climate bill has grown weaker still, relinquishing an economy-wide cap on carbon emissions and instead targeting only the utility sector for greenhouse gas reductions starting in 2013. And that’s still apparently too controversial for this Senate, as the conventional wisdom says not even a utility-only bill can get enough votes to pass. So here’s what evidently remains of the mess that’s left on the table in terms of clean energy and climate legislation this year: ..

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Sen. Graham Threatens To Walk Away From Climate Bill If Immigration Comes Next

April 24, 2010 by  
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photo via Senatus The Senate is a distinguished body, called by some the most “exclusive club in the world.” But it’s also the place that big ideas go to die and a body that seems to be able to concentrate on only one issue at a time.

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Senate Climate Bill Will Price Carbon But No Cap-and-Trade, Has ‘Huge Assistance’ for Coal Industry: John Kerry (Video)

April 19, 2010 by  
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By this point you’ve probably heard that a new Senate climate bill will be revealed at the start of ne…

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Brilliance of Octopus Inspires Filmmaker Mike deGruy To Save the Ocean (Video)

April 19, 2010 by  
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Photo by foxtongue Some incredible talks have been coming out of TED’s Mission Blue excursion , a trip to the Galapagos with some of the most brilliant ocean scientists and activists who gave talks about what’s happening with our oceans. There is nothing like the energy of scientists passionate about what they do to inspire us to get active, like usin…

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No Climate Bill in 2010? Says Who?

December 29, 2009 by  
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Breaking: Senators Say No Climate Bill in 2010! Citing that Democratic senators are exhausted from passing health care reform, reports claiming that there will now be no climate bill in 2010 are surfacing.

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Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman Release Framework for Senate Climate/Energy Bill

December 11, 2009 by  
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Image credit: euthman /Flickr This post, written by David Roberts, originally appeared on Grist.org Sens.

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Uncontacted Amazonian Tribesman Attacked by Ranchers (Video)

December 11, 2009 by  
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One of the only known images of the ‘Man of the Hole’, taken by filmaker Vincent Carelli In the depths of the rainforest lives the sole survivor of one of the few remaining uncontacted Amazonian tribes. Little is known about the man, but it is believed that the rest of his tribe was massacred by ranchers sometime in the 1970s or 1980s. Since then, he has remained on his native land, in a small hut, where he grows vegetables and hunts animals just as his predecessors before him.

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