Tag: capitol hill

Government Shutdown: Can Nature Be a Part of the Solution?

Written by | October 8th, 2013

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The federal government shutdown has closed the 400-plus national parks. Has it taken a shutdown to show just how much Americans value the nation’s lands and waters?

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, October 1

Written by | October 1st, 2009

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It’s the first of the month, time for a fresh start — like iPhone apps that track climate change, a replacement for coal and dam removal on the Klamath (did you ever think you’d see the day?!). Of course, there’s also disappearing species (the Chinese paddlefish)… well, 4 out of 5 ain’t bad. Read on for today’s […]

Climate Change Legislation: It’s Time to Act

Written by | September 30th, 2009

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I went to Capitol Hill this morning to watch Senators Barbara Boxer and John Kerry unveil their climate bill. It was an exciting moment.  Three months ago, the House of Representatives passed climate change legislation, surprising many people who thought it could not be done so quickly – less than three months from discussion draft […]

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