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Last decade warmest on record

The last decade was the warmest on record, according to a report issued Thursday by the World Meterological Organization.

By Juliet Eilperin | March 26, 2010; 12:48 PM ET | Comments (28)

Sierra Club leader calls for climate integration

As Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) and Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) continued courting business groups in closed-door meetings Thursday, the Sierra Club's new leader made a modest proposal: Why not let the greens join the party?

By Juliet Eilperin | March 25, 2010; 7:01 PM ET | Comments (1)

Greenpeace spoofs Bob McDonnell

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) is the latest target of Greenpeace's PolluterWatch campaign, as the group launched a new dating ad spoof mocking the governor's push for offshore oil drilling.

By Juliet Eilperin | March 25, 2010; 2:15 PM ET | Comments (2)

More climate huddling

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid met Wednesday afternoon with several key committee chairs and White House staff to discuss how to proceed with climate legislation--and the plan is there's still no definite plan, beyond more closed-door negotiations.

By Juliet Eilperin | March 24, 2010; 6:48 PM ET | Comments (1)

Senate climate huddle

Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.), Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) and Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) brought in a group of their colleagues to talk about their compromise climate proposal Tuesday, but one of the most positive signs might have come from a senator who didn't even attend the session.

By Juliet Eilperin | March 23, 2010; 8:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

Senate Democrats press for climate bill

Global warming activists got a two pieces of good news Monday: a group of Democratic senators indicated they still want a climate bill, and a major investment firm announced it's abandoning a coal plant project in favor of building a nuclear gas and solar facility.

By Juliet Eilperin | March 22, 2010; 6:07 PM ET | Comments (3)

Rockefeller and Voinovich's CCS proposal

Sens. John D. Rockefeller (D-WVa.) and George V. Voinovich (R-Ohio) will unveil draft legislation Monday to promote carbon capture and sequestration, the technology coal-backers see as essential to saving the industry if the government places a price on carbon.

By Juliet Eilperin | March 22, 2010; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

 
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