Tag: American Clean Energy and Security Act

Climate Change & National Security: The U.S. Military Gets It

Written by | July 28th, 2009

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently held a hearing on climate and energy legislation focusing on an aspect of global warming that so far has received surprisingly little public attention: national security. While most people associate global warming with droughts, rising sea levels, declining food production, species extinction and habitat destruction, fewer connect these impacts […]

Connecting the Dots of Climate Change

Written by | July 21st, 2009

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Here in Washington, where I work on environmental policy for The Nature Conservancy, politics often passes for actual information about the outside world. Blogs, e-newsletters, and print dailies present a continuing stream of commentary on political alignment and conflict over issues. The energy and climate change legislation now being taken up by the U.S. Senate […]

Five Things I Learned About ACES in Five Minutes on Twitter

Written by | July 20th, 2009

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One small step for man edition: It’s not called ACES in the Senate, it’s called ACELA. Which is weird because I thought that name was already taken. (@ACELAclimateBil) FiveThirtyEight genius Nate Silver thinks he can make some money from this whole climate change thing and has put out an open call to climate change skeptics […]

Five Things I Learned About ACES in Five Minutes on Twitter

Written by | July 16th, 2009

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Seriously, this is going to be a regular thing. Why? Because we love twitter. Think ACES is going to be the end of coal as we know it? Think again. SolveClimate reports that 43 old fashioned coal-fired power plants that are either already under construction or into the permitting process will come online without the […]

Five Things I Learned About ACES in Five Minutes on Twitter

Written by | July 14th, 2009

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With Sarah Palin penning an incendiary op-ed in The Washington Post today on the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) this morning and the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works holding hearings on the bill, there’s plenty of tweet action on ACES today. Here are five things I learned about ACES in […]

Five Things I Learned About ACES in Five Minutes on Twitter

Written by | July 13th, 2009

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Here at Cool Green Science we love us some Twitter. It gives us access to a huge source of news and views on environmental topics, helps us interact directly with our readers and spread the word about Conservancy projects. (Go to www.twitter.com/nature_org to follow our tweet goodness.) One of the topics I follow daily on […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 29

Written by | June 29th, 2009

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You’ve heard the news already, haven’t you? The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) narrowly passed the House on Friday. While the bill still has a long way to go, let’s take a moment to celebrate…… Of course, the blogosphere waits for no one, so now on to this morning’s round-up of Cool Green News. Speaking of […]

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 26

Written by | June 26th, 2009

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Today, if all goes according to plan, the House of Representatives will — for the first time in history — vote on climate change legislation. In support of this historic occasion, Cool Green Morning offers up five must-read stories on the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES). Writing for The Huffington Post, Bill Scher […]

Climate Legislation: It’s Not Only About the United States

Written by | June 24th, 2009

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Over and again we have heard the scientific evidence. Over and again we have seen the headlines of real or projected climate impacts. And most importantly, over and again we have seen with our own eyes how our climate is changing right in front of us. The time to act on climate change is now. […]

Rock Creek, Climate Change and Natural System Adaptation

Written by | June 1st, 2009

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A couple of weeks ago I blogged about a late-night, long distance phone conversation with my daughter, Becky, and her fear that climate change might so disrupt human communities around the world that it would threaten all of our security. Now, following weeks of working on climate and energy legislation in Washington, I was taking […]

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