Monthly Archives: October 2009

In “Day Six” campaign, people of faith advocate stepped up adaptation assistance

“Dear Senator, We urge you to support a climate bill that addresses the root causes of climate change and makes needed investments in vulnerable communities already experiencing its devastating effects.”  The plea is not from another environmental group—rather, it’s the … Continue reading

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CEI global warming denialists try another gambit seeking to derail EPA “endangerment” finding

With a challenge to the IPCC global temperature data record, the Competitive Enterprise Institute is on a political mission to head off EPA’s decision on an “endangerment” finding that could lead to regulation of greenhouse gases. “Their bottom line is … Continue reading

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“Lessons learned” while building climate preparedness—notes from Chicago, Pres. Obama’s home town

If President Obama is looking for ways to formulate a national climate change strategy that extends beyond cap-and-trade, he has no further to look than his home town of Chicago, Illinois.  Under the leadership of Mayor Richard M. Daley, a … Continue reading

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Adaptation provisions in the Kerry-Boxer Senate climate and clean energy legislation

In its sections on adaptation and preparedness for global climate disruption, the bill introduced by Senator Kerry and Senator Boxer on September 30 parallels in some respects and differs in others from the Waxman-Markey climate and clean energy bill as … Continue reading

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1000th US mayor signs climate agreement—but most still aren’t prepared for climate impacts

A total of 1000 US mayors have now signed their names to the US Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, a milestone being celebrated in Seattle this weekend, where 60 mayors are attending the group’s Leadership Meeting. The three-pronged Agreement … Continue reading

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