In a surprise move, president Obama calls a halt on planned EPA regulation tightening ground-level ozone standards, delighting his opponents while mystifying his environmental supporters.
Author: Tom Schueneman
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President Obama announces his intention to attend the COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen next month.
A federal court ruling holds the Army Corps of Engineers largely responsible for flooding in St. Bernard Parish and the Lower 9th Ward in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
The Yes Men conduct a faux press conference purporting to reverse the climate change denial stance of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
CO2 is Green seeks to peddle misinformation in an effort to thwart climate legislation and emissions regulation.
California power utility PG&E rejects the position of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over global warming and leaves the organization in protest.
The 2nd Court of Appeals in New York City reinstates a lawsuit allowing a coalition of states to sue the largest greenhouse gas emitting power companies for creating a public nuisance that contributes to global warming.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce seeks to put climate science on trial.
The trail of blame leads in all directions as new revelations continue over forged letters sent from lobbying firm Bonner & Associates to at least three House members urging a no vote on the Waxman-Markey climate and energy bill . Calls for Congress and the Department of Justice to investigate begin to mount as well.
Representative Tom Perriello was sent at least five forged letters purportedly from constituent groups urging him to vote against the Waxman-Markey climate and energy bill.
GOP House reps attempt to force a floor vote on a bill to block EPA regulation of Greenhouse gasses under the Clean Air Act
The Senate Foreign Committee convened a hearing to assess the threat climate change poses on national and global security.
Chevron Corp. has filed an appeal in California State Court of Appeals in hopes of overturning a lower courts ruling halting the planned expansion of its Richmond, California facility on the grounds it does not meet the standards for greenhouse gas mititgation and reporting as laid out in new provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act.
Greenpeace activists in the United States and Italy stage protests calling on G8 nations to take action on climate change.
Senator Inhofe calls for a “full investigation” into what he terms as a cover-up of scientific data that “vindicates” his position that global warming is hoax. It’s either that or an increasingly desperate attempt to support an untenable position.