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The Pros and Cons … and the Politics … Of Cap and Trade Versus CO2 Taxes

With compromise House legislation headed by California Democrat Henry Waxman moving forward with mandatory emission limit caps on greenhouse gases, cap-and-trade appears to be leaving carbon taxes as an afterthought on Capitol Hill. While prospects for final congressional approval and [...]


Free Training Module Available Online; Specifically Targeted to Meteorologists

A new two-hour training module on climate change science, designed specifically for broadcast meteorologists and weathercasters but a useful tool also for others, provides a broad overview of the what/why/wherefore of climate change. “Climate Change: Fitting the Pieces Together” was [...]


As Antidote to Vanishing D.C. News Bureaus ...

Duke’s Nicholas Institute to Offer Weekly ‘Climate Post’ News, Analysis

With newspapers’ Washington, D.C., news bureaus being shuttered and closed-down faster than one can track, Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy is hoping its new weekly posting, “The Climate Post,” can help fill the news void.


Keeping Tabs on Obama’s Climate Push As House Moves Forward with Legislation

With President Obama and key congressional leaders seeking passage this year of global warming legislation, journalists have a great opportunity to explain the complexities of the issue to their readers. But reporters must be careful too, as climate policy doesn’t [...]


When I say SEC or Securities … You Say EPA or Climate Change

So, here’s the deal. Reading through this coverage, one is tempted to substitute environmental or climate change references for all of the securities references. Try it:


Out-George-Willing George Will: Michael Barone’s ‘Geeks Bearing Formulas’

He’s no George Will in terms of name recognition, and probably not in terms of conservative political credentials either, but that didn’t stop political pundit Michael Barone, now a fellow with the conservative American Enterprise Institute, from stepping into it [...]


Marriott Ending Automatic Free Newspapers at Your Door

Those newspapers in the hallway as you find your way from your Marriott International hotel rooms to the lobby?


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