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Climate Bill Dead: The Answer is Blowing in the Wind

August 6th, 2009 · 2 Comments

A Fish Out of Water struggles to survive, finding a path toward a safer environment. FishOutofWater is a thoughtful, engaged scientist, passionately struggling to help us find our way toward a prosperous, climate-friendly future. Here is a guest post laying out how, with just two renewable sources, the United States could power its way out […]

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Tags: climate change · Energy · energy efficiency · politics · renewable energy · renewable fuel · waxman-markey · wind power

“Will the Senate save the Clean Air Act?”

July 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on “Will the Senate save the Clean Air Act?”

That is the question that many Americans will see opening their newspapers tomorrow as a nationwide advertising effort begins to let Americans know that the American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) has a provision restricting the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to enforce the Clean Air Act (CAA). The CAA is perhaps the premier legislative achievement […]

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Tags: Energy · political symbols · politics · waxman-markey

Twitting Claire

June 30th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) loves Twitter. And, on more than one occasion, her off-the-cuff comments have caused some uproar. Not the excited notes from a sports fan (shared her same sentiments at that one), but off-hand comments about major policy issues that suggest potentially recklessly shallow understanding of critical issues. After the House voted to […]

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Tags: climate change · climate legislation · Congress · democrats · Global Warming · waxman-markey

“Sources say”: … Are there “greens” seeking to stop strengthening climate bill?

June 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

At times one needs to make decisions about how to rate confidences and how to maintain relationships. While not a “journalist”, this blogger can develop relationships that are built up in a variety of reasons and a variety of pathways. Many conversations are ‘off the record’, are part of discussions that don’t necessarily lend themselves […]

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Tags: cap and trade · waxman-markey

Time for the Bully Pupit

May 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Mr. President: The time has come. You have spoken, eloquently and frequently and powerfully, about clean energy, energy efficiency, about climate change. You have stated the necessity and opportunity before us, as individuals and nation and global community, with addressing Climate Change. In the House of Representatives, two Committee chairs, Representatives Henry Waxman and Ed […]

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Tags: Congress · Energy · Global Warming · government energy policy · politics · waxman-markey