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Ship Shape: Celebrate World Oceans Day

Jun. 5, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

This Monday, June 8 is World Oceans Day! After many years and much effort on the part of oceans advocates, the United Nations declared June 8, 2009 as the first official World Oceans Day.

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Waxman-Markey Gives Big Bucks to Polluters

Jun. 2, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

Just when you thought that the Waxman-Markey Climate Bill couldn't get any worse, it does. According to Friends of the Earth's analysis of the bill, the bill would allocated tens of billions of dollars in permits to the industries that contribute...

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International Negotiations and U.S. Climate Legislation

May. 21, 2009 / Posted by: EBast / Categories: Blog

The nations of the world expect U.S. leadership this year in international climate negotiations, which will culminate in the Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen, Denmark in December. These negot...

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