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Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT

A broad group of citizens and other stakeholders are calling on the U.S. EPA to act now to reduce smog pollution caused by cars and light trucks. The strong support for the so-called “Tier 3” standards is nearly unanimous.

Climate Change: Extreme Weather, Insurance Companies, and Taxpayers [VIDEO]

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT

The costs of extreme weather events in 2012 totaled one percent of the nation’s gross domestic product. Insurance companies are “under water” in more ways than one and the US taxpayer is being squeezed.

Renewable Energy Standards: North Carolina 1, ALEC 0

Posted: 28 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Clean energy advocates in North Carolina have won a major battle in the opening stages of a nationwide fossil fuel-funded war against renewable energy standards in America.

Are Fossil Fuel Companies Pouring Money Down the Drain?

Posted: 27 Apr 2013 11:15 AM PDT

Despite the growing carbon bubble, and the inevitable movement towards renewables, energy companies continue to pour billions of dollars into discovering new fossil fuel reserves.

Climate Change and Anthropogenic Sea Level Potholes

Posted: 27 Apr 2013 10:30 AM PDT

Depletion of groundwater reserves has more than doubled in recent decades as a result of population growth and the increased demand on groundwater reservoirs for drinking water and the irrigation of croplands.