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obama: 1/9 of 9

Americans want Congress to make renewables a top priority

Ecologist Staff Writer

November 14th, 2012

The Yale Project on Climate Change has just published a new report examining what the American public would like the second-term Obama administration and Congress to do about global warming. Here are some highlights from Public Support for Climate and Energy Policies September 2012. more...
Dumper truck on tar sands road

Could politicians be charged with 'ecocide' if they approve tar sands pipeline?

Rosie Spinks

29th November, 2011

A law of ecocide could potentially see politicians who approve environmentally-damaging projects, like the tar sands pipeline between the US and Canada, face a court trial more...

TAKE ACTION to stop nuclear weapons build in the US

Matilda Lee

31st August, 2011

In Kansas City, Missouri, people have lost jobs, schools have closed and hospitals have moved away. Now the government has subsidised a new federal nuclear weapons plant with $815 million in municipal bonds... more...
copenhagen map

Obama can act on climate change without Congress

Phil England

11th December, 2009

There's a popular myth that without the US Congress passing a climate change bill, President Obama can't sign up to binding emissions targets. It's wrong, says Kassie Siegel, of the Center for Biological Diversity more...

Lester Brown: 'We shouldn't count on Copenhagen to save us'

Matilda Lee

10th November, 2009

Lester Brown, founder of the Earth Policy Institute and the WorldWatch Institute, on his fears for Copenhagen, genetically modified food and the failure of the media more...
Customs house

Obama: no sanctions on those who don't support CO2 cuts

Ecologist

1st July, 2009

Eager to placate disgruntled Senators and world leaders alike, Barack Obama has said he has no plans to levy charges on goods from countries that have not signed a post-Kyoto climate change agreement more...
Smoke from industry

Brown proposes £60 billion climate fund for Copenhagen

Ecologist

26th June, 2009

Gordon Brown called for an annual fund of £60 billion to help less industrialised countries adapt to climate change as part of a range of Government proposals in the run-up to UN talks in Copenhagen later this year more...
Ecologist: News Analysis

Barack Obama's Energy and Environment Strategy

Ecologist

March 1st, 2009

US President Barack Obama’s Energy and Environment Plan is perhaps the most ambitious strategy for sustainability the world has ever seen.
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Joss Garman

Barack Obama's green promises

Joss Garman

7th August, 2008

Joss Garman hopes Barack Obama will make good on his green promises more...

obama: 1/9 of 9

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