Daily Archives: December 7, 2009

History is made as US EPA finds heat-trapping gases endanger human health and welfare

Lisa Jackson, head of the US Environmental Protection Agency, today issued the following Endangerment finding:  “The Administrator finds that six greenhouse gases taken in combination endanger both the public health and the public welfare of current and future generations.”  The … Continue reading

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Former Bush officials playing roles on behalf of oil, gas, mining and other energy interests

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) today released a report, Smoke Screen: How Bush Insiders Distorted – And Still Influence – America’s Debate Over Climate Change, profiling former Bush officials and the roles they are now playing on … Continue reading

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On Obama, Copenhagen, and 9 Senate Democrats’ conditions for supporting a climate treaty and bill

Climate Science Watch director Rick Piltz talked with KPFK-FM in Los Angeles about a letter to President Obama from nine Senate Democrats setting out conditions for supporting a US climate policy, and with Al Jazeera English TV in Washington, DC, … Continue reading

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