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InsideClimate News Responds to Steve Everley of Energy in Depth

July 30, 2014 by InsideClimate News
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Responding to Energy in Depth

The ploy by Energy in Depth and other industry public relations professionals to manufacture an imaginary public enemy called the "anti-fracking industry" is not a substitute for controlling fracking's toxic air emissions.[read more]

Our Comment in Nature Calling for Oil Sands Moratorium

June 30, 2014 by Mark Jaccard
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Here is the press release for our 'Nature' paper, released June 25, calling for a moratorium on oil sands expansion. This means no loss of current jobs in the oil sands. But it does mean a return to sanity from this selfish rush to accelerate global warming, ocean acidification and ecological destruction.[read more]

Former Bush Treasury Secretary: We Can Prevent A 'Climate Crash' With A Carbon Tax

June 24, 2014 by Joseph Romm
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Climate Risk and Carbon Taxes

The choice is apparent to all but the most extreme head-in-the-sand idealogues: We can learn from science and from the mistakes of the past, take on the “climate bubble” now, and unleash the power of innovation to spur the next industrial revolution.[read more]

Respected GOP Leaders Support Obama's Climate Action Plan

August 7, 2013 by Frances Beinecke
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Four Republican leaders who ran the Environmental Protection Agency under four Republican presidents have declared their support for President Obama’s climate action plan by writing in a joint opinion piece in the New York Times.[read more]

WashPost editorial: “If current trends persist, it’s likely that in coming decades the globe’s climate will change with potentially devastating effects for billions of people.” - IPCC errors are "trivial mistakes"

February 23, 2010 by Joseph Romm

THE EARTH is warming. A chief cause is the increase in greenhouse gases accumulating in the atmosphere. Humans are at least in part responsible, because the oil, gas and coal that we burn releases these gases. If current trends persist, it’s likely that in coming decades the globe’s climate will change with potentially devastating...[read more]

56 Papers in 45 Countries Publish Joint Editorial warning, “Unless we combine to take decisive action, climate change will ravage our planet, and with it our prosperity and security.”

December 8, 2009 by Joseph Romm

Unless we combine to take decisive action, climate change will ravage our planet, and with it our prosperity and security. The dangers have been becoming apparent for a generation. Now the facts have started to speak: 11 of the past 14 years have been the warmest on record, the Arctic ice-cap is melting and last year’s inflamed oil and...[read more]

NYT Editorial: “One would think that by now most people would have figured out that climate change represents a grave threat to the planet.”

August 22, 2009 by Joseph Romm
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One would think that by now most people would have figured out that climate change represents a grave threat to the planet. One would also have expected from Congress a plausible strategy for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that lie at the root of the problem. That has not happened. The House has passed a climate bill that is not...[read more]