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MIT Climate Change Policy ‘Wheels’
Project Higher Chance of Temperature Gain

An update from MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change points to “the surprisingly large increase in the chance of much higher temperatures” over the next century in a new “no-policy” scenario.

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Tom Brokaw to Host March 18 Special
On Climate Change on Discovery Channel

Impacts on the lives of “everyday Americans” and the country’s efforts “to ensure a healthy future for our planet” are being promoted as hallmarks of an upcoming Tom Brokaw Discovery Channel special on climate change, due to air March 18 [...]

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NASW Meeting to Explore
‘Common Ground’ with Artists

A May 11 National Association of Science Writers (NASW) regional meeting in New York will focus on “finding common ground” between artists and science writers. The 1 to 5 p.m. Monday meeting, a first regional meeting for NASW as part [...]

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ASNE Just Two Months Out
Forced to Cancel 2009 Convention

It’s a sign of the times – and of newspapers’ economic tribulations – that the American Society of Newspaper Editors, ASNE, just two months ahead of its scheduled annual convention decided to call it quits: no 2009 convention after all.

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NASA Satellite to Track CO2
From Orbit Lost During Launch

NASA’s already thin Earth observing network of satellites became a little thinner late last month with the loss of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory during launch.

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Oil Executives Push Congress
To Expedite Offshore Oil Leases

Offshore oil drilling will produce jobs and help the economy, some of the nation’s top oil company executives have been telling Congress in an effort to see more offshore sites opened to exploration and development.

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Climate Lobbyists:
Start your engines

The race to influence Congress is on big-time. According to a new study by the Center for Public Integrity, more than 770 companies and interest groups hired an estimated 2,340 lobbyists to influence federal policy on climate change in the [...]

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