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As Coal Industry Teeters, Obama Halts Coal Leasing

The Obama administration, in the first major review of the country’s coal program in three decades, on Friday ordered a pause on issuing coal-mining leases on federal land as part of new executive actions to fight climate change…“We have an … Continue reading

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Stanford scientist unveils 50-state plan to transform U.S. to renewable energy

Stanford University scientist Mark Jacobson has developed a 50-state roadmap for transforming the United States from dependence on fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. He unveiled the plan at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science … Continue reading

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Double or nothing: Australia’s G20 energy challenge

The US Alliance to Save Energy report estimated that doubling energy productivity in the US could save a staggering US$327 billion per year by 2030. Meanwhile Coal-ition government deregulates, so we can burn more, which halves energy productivity!! >readmore> TheConversation

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Obama acts on Climate Change by enforcing law

It’s curious that the law being enforced here is the Clean Air Act which led to EPA(not a toothless tiger as in Australia) which were put in place by no less a person than Richard Nixon! >read more> Skeptical Science

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