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The most anti-environment Congress ever?


Analysis by Democrats shows the Republican-dominated Congress has voted 125 times on measures that undermine environmental laws and the powers of the EPA This concerns US democracy but it could probably apply to the Harper Government™’s war on science just … Continue reading

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Democrats roll out climate change big guns, Republicans remain immune


Climate hearing appears to fail to sway Republicans before Thursday’s vote on curbing Obama‘s green ambitions Democrats have attempted to get Republicans to confront the science on climate change, in an effort to halt moves to block regulation of greenhouse … Continue reading

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It’s all in a name: ‘Global warming’ vs. ‘climate change’


ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Many Americans are skeptical about whether the world’s weather is changing, but apparently the degree of skepticism varies systematically depending on what that change is called. According to a University of Michigan study published in the forthcoming … Continue reading

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Republicans attack Obama’s environmental protection from all sides


Yes, I know that it’s about the USA, reported in a British paper but we in Canada face a similar onslaught: Environmental protection in US under attack from extremist Tea Partiers backed by big business It started on a sultry … Continue reading

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House Republicans cut funding to UN climate science body


Funding ban to IPCC part of cuts package that would slash spending on environmental protection America is to cut off all funding to the United Nations climate science panel under sweeping Republican budget cuts that seek to gut spending on … Continue reading

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The National Academies Reaction to Obama’s State of the Union Address


2011-01-27 National Academies NAS has produced a response to Pres. Obama’s State of the Union Address with links to studies relevant to what he had to say: In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, the President touched on many important … Continue reading

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