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Rasmussen Reports: ‘Mixed Feelings,’ Split on Economic Impacts of House Bill

Like their members of Congress, Americans overall appear to have “mixed feelings” about the climate change/energy legislation – Republican opponents took to calling it the “national energy tax” bill – passed in late June on a 219-212 House floor vote.

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UN Panel Teams with Google Maps On Interactive Greenhouse Gas Visualization Effort

A new mapping site powered by Google Maps and available through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC, paints an interactive image of industrialized countries’ various greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and allows filtering by industrial categories and subcategories, [...]

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Tom Friedman’s ‘Just Do It’ Column Captures Mixed Sentiment on Energy Bill

“Hate” is a strong word. But in using it in a July 1, 2009, New York Times column, Thomas L. Friedman may have captured the sentiments of many backers of climate change legislation.

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Evaluating House-Passed Climate Bill

Times’ Broder, New Yorker’s Kolbert, Stavins of Harvard on ‘On Point’ Program

New York Times Washington, D.C., bureau reporter John Broder sets the table and New Yorker writer Betsy Kolbert and Harvard University economist Robert Stavins deliver the goods in a WBUR-FM “On Point” hour-long discussion of the House of Representatives cap-and-trade [...]

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Internews Reporting Competition Targets December Copenhagen Talks

Fourteen journalism awards will be open to reporters from throughout the world through an Internews “Earth Journalism Awards” program, with winning reporters traveling to Copenhagen in December for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 15.

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Notable … and Quotable

Encounter a catchy or “keeper” quotation about climate change and climate change communications over the preceding few weeks? Let us know, and we’ll include it in this new feature we call ‘Notable … and Quotable.’ The quotes have to be [...]

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Scientists’ ‘Open Letter’ to Obama, Congress: Waxman-Markey ‘Powerful Advance … Must be Enacted’

The endorsement by 20 prominent climate scientists and scholars of legislation scheduled for a vote in the House of Representatives was nuanced, full of the hesitancy that even many of the bill’s strongest supporters have been expressing privately.

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