Tag: greenhouse gase emissions

Cap and Trade: ‘This Issue Cannot Wait’

Written by | February 25th, 2009

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Last night President Obama called on Congress to send him legislation that places a market-based cap on carbon pollution — identifying the development of clean energy solutions as one of the three areas critical to our nation’s future. Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, has this response: “President Obama’s speech last night […]

Update: Bad Day For Climate Science

Written by | February 24th, 2009

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This morning, the launch vehicle carrying NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) experienced a failure after its payload fairing failed to separate during ascent and the whole business was dumped into the ocean near Antarctica. The launch failure ends a promising chapter for climate change science before it even began. The satellite was designed to collect […]

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