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Greenpeace response to the Obama climate plan

Green (Living) Review

If this speech is to mean anything, if Obama is serious about challenging the dominance of the oil, gas and coal lobby, then the US diplomats who go to Poland will be the first to push for real action instead of holding the world back.” Obama plan can be read here: [link] Source: Greenpeace UK.

Obama defends wildlife refuge from dirty oil drilling

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25 the Obama administration proposed new protections for large portions of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), which, if approved, would be a huge win. 29, sending it to President Obama''s desk for a likely veto, the likelihood of their cooperation on this matter is doubtful. On Jan. According to the U.S.

Obama defends new carbon emission rules in face of growing criticism

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Right now," said Obama, "there are no national limits to the amount of carbon pollution that existing plants can pump into the air we breathe - none.

Greenpeace: Obama must shelve Arctic drilling plans, call for offshore moratorium

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“We a dealing with a massive and potentially unprecedented environmental disaster,&# Obama said. And why shouldn’t they?

Obama says he will attend Copenhagen climate talks, also announces emissions reduction target

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Either way, President Barack Obama announced today that he will attend the climate negotiations in Copenhagen this December.

Kumi Naidoo, International Executive Director of Greenpeace, answered questions on Reddit

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Kumi Naidoo, who is the current International Executive Director of Greenpeace , answered questions on Reddit yesterday. Who is Kumi Naidoo?

Shell announces plans to drill for Arctic oil this summer

Green Blog

Despite announcing cuts, Shell hasn''t taken the opportunity to cut its most high-cost high-risk project,” said Greenpeace''s Charlie Kronick.

US unveils historic plan to cut carbon emissions with 30 percent by 2030

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Today the Obama administration announced its plan to cut 30 percent of carbon emissions from power plants by 2030.

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Environmental Coalition Calls on Presidents Obama and Hu to Declare Global Climate Emergency

Green (Living) Review

The science is incontrovertible on this fact, yet the response from government is business as usual. Our two nations dominate world carbon emissions.

BP Should Pay Maximum Civil Damages for Deepwater Horizon.

Sierra Club Compass

The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. Compass. Washington, D.C. 20500. Search.

Oil Train Explosions: A Timeline in Pictures

Sightline Daily

Last week, the Obama administration adopted new regulations that will phase out many of the most hazardous tank cars over the next five to six years.

Which Companies Are Totally Failing At Dealing with Microbead Pollution?

Eco Chic

Read the full report here:  Greenpeace_Microbeads_Scorecards_Ranking_eng (2). Taehyun Park, Oceans campaigner at Greenpeace East Asia.

Q&A with Andy Revkin: Dialogues on the Environment

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But I lauded Greenpeace’s “ Pulping the Planet ” push on big companies wrecking rain forests in Southeast Asia. Why put it into song? We use it.

Political Green: The Climate is Mum

Green Home Blog

Even though Obama did not mention climate change he is waving a red flag of warning more than any other president. The Proof.

Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.

Mother Jones

Not exactly the kind of leadership on renewables President Obama called for in his recent State of the Union address. Skip to Navigation. Study.

Chart: The Black Triangle Suffocating Beijing | Mother Jones

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Obama Administration Says President Can Use Lethal Force Against Americans on US Soil. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Study.

Naomi Klein: "Only mass social movements can save us"

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Some groups held firm, including Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, and the Sierra Club, but U.S. The U.S. inaction. state.

TIMELINE: Shell's Year of Arctic Screwups | Mother Jones

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Obama Administration Says President Can Use Lethal Force Against Americans on US Soil. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Study.

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Corruption Allegations, Monster Mine Madness, and the US Ex Im.

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Despite President Obama's commitment to tackle climate change, the U.S. Compass. Reblog (0). |. |. |. |. TrackBack. Verify your Comment.

The energy-independent future that never was

Green Blog

Earlier Greenpeace have called for an offshore moratorium in the USA and have asked President Barack Obama to cancel Arctic drilling plans. But one might say that Barack Obama have called for the transformation of the US energy system long before the oil disaster in the Gulf. There must be no new offshore drilling.

Visit the Tiny Town Where Big Coal Will Meet Its Fate | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Though Less Over Time as Microbes Adapt Is it Obama? Obama Administration Says President Can Use Lethal Force Against Americans on US Soil.

Court Ruling Offers Polar Bears New Chance, Directs Government to Explain "Threatened" Status

Green (Living) Review

The ruling came in response to a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council and Greenpeace seeking additional protection for the polar bear, which is under severe threat from global warming. The Obama administration can take a step in this direction by giving the bears the protection they deserve.”

Is the Export-Import Bank Turning a New Leaf?

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Credit: Greenpeace/Hunt. As Obama’s Climate Action Plan points out, investment in clean energy has the potential to create new American jobs.

Shell suspends Arctic oil drilling for the year

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"This is the first thing Shell's done right in Alaska – calling it quits," Phil Radford, Greenpeace USA Executive Director, said. Secretary Salazar and President Obama gave drilling a chance; now the responsible decision is to make Arctic drilling off limits, forever." " In all, Shell has spent $4.5

Will The U.S. Export Import Bank Continue to Fund Dirty Fuels Projects?

Sierra Club Compass

Essentially, the Ex Im Bank is completely at odds with President Obama's desire to address climate change.  The U.S. In 2010 the U.S.

Weekend Reading 10/17/14

Sightline Daily

This Greenpeace pressure campaign is one of the best I’ve seen. In this eerily beautiful riff on The Lego Movie theme song , Greenpeace plays straight to the heart. Editor’s Note: Recently, we invited board members to contribute to weekend reading when they like. Chris Troth took us up on the offer this week! feature story.

Will The Global Financial Crisis Hit The Environment?

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Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said last week he may be forced to scale back his planned investments in energy. The U.N.

Gulf Oil Spills Onto Political Shores

Green Blog

Obama has recently been interested in lifting bans on offshore drilling as well. Hopefully, he will listen to Greenpeace and change his mind.

Weekend Reading 2/1/13

Sightline Daily

Hands down, my top recommendation this week is Greenpeace’s new video on Northwest coal exports. Surprised? Me neither.) And, L. Clark.

Who Wants a Shutdown?

Sierra Club Compass

More than 840,000 Americans have been sent home instead of work. National parks and public lands are off-limits to everyone but oil and gas drillers. 9 out of 10 employees at the Environmental Protection Agency have been furloughed. Take Southern Company CEO Thomas Fanning, for example. For the rest of us, its not so thrilling.

Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable U.S.A. Energy Outlook

The Green Changemakers

The newly released Greenpeace report, Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable U.S.A. Download the full report With the new Obama administration and the new Congress making good on their campaign promises to tackle the global climate crisis, there is new hope that America will once again be a world leader in building a global clean energy economy.

Weekend Reading 8/16/13

Sightline Daily

In a new video , Greenpeace draws a stark comparison between President Obama’s lofty rhetoric on climate change  with his administration’s aggressive leasing of coal on public lands. This first aired a while back, but I just heard it Wednesday night and it’s worth a listen.). Notre-Dame de Paris? Fascinating. Serena.