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Archive: January 3, 2010 - January 9, 2010

EPA under fire

Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-N.D.) introduced the "Save Our Energy Jobs Act" Friday, a measure that bar the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases, something it was authorized to do under a 2007 Supreme Court ruling.

By Juliet Eilperin | January 8, 2010; 11:10 PM ET | Comments (2)

Climategate: East Anglia aftermath, and beyond

A new guerilla green operation has begun.

By Juliet Eilperin | January 8, 2010; 3:17 PM ET | Comments (74)

Chinese leaders going forward with carbon restriction plans

By Steven Mufson BEIJING -- Three weeks after the Copenhagen conference ended with a lot of fingers pointed at China and no binding accord, Beijing leaders are pushing ahead anyway with plans to restrain carbon emissions and boost energy efficiency....

By Steven Mufson | January 7, 2010; 11:10 AM ET | Comments (3)

Dorgan's exit and climate change

What does Sen. Byron Dorgan's (D-N.D.) mean for the prospects of passing a climate bill this year?

By Juliet Eilperin | January 6, 2010; 4:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

Is America's auto love affair fading?

America's "century-old love affair with the automobile may be coming to an end," according to Earth Policy Institute president Lester Brown.

By Juliet Eilperin | January 6, 2010; 3:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

Asset managers don't account for climate risks

The vast majority of the world's biggest investment managers do not factor climate-related trends into either their short or long-term decision making, according to a new survey released Wednesday.

By Juliet Eilperin | January 6, 2010; 12:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

Can East Coast rocks save the climate?

Could rocks on the East Coast be the key to our climate future? According to a group of scientists from Columbia University's Lamon-Doherty Earth Observatory, the answer is yes.

By Juliet Eilperin | January 5, 2010; 11:44 AM ET | Comments (3)

Cutting the global carbon footprint of planes and ships

When it comes to greenhouse gas emissions from the globe-trotting planes and ships, a new report released Monday suggests the world could cut this pollution by 2050 in half compared to business as usual.

By Juliet Eilperin | January 4, 2010; 12:27 PM ET | Comments (4)

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