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A greener day at the State Department?

Jan. 25, 2013 / Posted by: Damon Moglen / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

As Senator John Kerry’s confirmation hearing opened yesterday, President Obama set high expectations for his nominee to lead the State Department with a rigorous commitment to combating catastrophic climate change. But for Kerry to live up t...

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Four steps to fix the Senate

Jan. 23, 2013 / Posted by: Erich Pica / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

It's time to reform Senate rules. Throughout my career at Friends of the Earth, I have urged senators and their staff to use the parliamentary tools at their disposal -- threats or actual use of filibusters, anonymous holds, etc. -- in instances ...

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