Daily Archives: June 26, 2009

Funding for adaptation in the Waxman-Markey House-passed climate change cap and trade bill

In addition to creating a cap-and-trade system for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and setting in motion a sustainable energy transformation, the Waxman-Markey “American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009,” which the U.S. House of Representatives approved today by a … Continue reading

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Jim Hansen’s statements at Coal River Mountain protest against mountaintop removal

“We must have a moratorium on new coal plants and phase out existing ones within the next 20 years.” said NASA climate scientist James Hansen at a June 23 rally in West Virginia protesting mountaintop removal for coal mining. “Coal … Continue reading

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