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Trump plan to exit Paris accord riles O'Halleran, warms Gosar

Fri, Jun 2, 2017

Environment

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States will withdraw from a global agreement on emissions that “handicaps” the economy, a move that Arizona critics charged will end up harming both the economy and the environment. Trump’s long-expected announcement pulls the U.S. out of the so-called Paris climate

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Tags: Arizona, Paris Accords, climate change, Economy

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Liberals warn Obama that base may skip midterm elections

Thu, Dec 3, 2009

President

The HillBy Alexander BoltonProminent liberal activists are warning Democratic leaders that they face a problem with the party’s base heading into an election year.The latest issue to roil relations between President Barack Obama and the liberal wing of the party is his decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan,

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Tags: Barack Obama, Liberals, Healthcare Reform, Climate Change, Energy Reform, financialregulatory reform

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Multistate climate coalitions struggling

Sun, Nov 29, 2009

Global Warming

Arizona RepublicBy Shaun McKinnonAs Congress delays work on a national climate-change bill and world leaders quash expectations for an international pact, a once-growing movement to address global warming at a state level has hit its own walls.Three regional coalitions, formed out of frustration during the Bush administration, are pushing ahead

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Tags: Climate change, Coalitions, United Nations Climate Change Conference

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Climate Change a Distant Problem for Americans

Sat, Oct 31, 2009

Global Warming

TruthoutBy Herve KempfLe MondeWhat do Americans think about climate change? The success of Al Gore's film, "An Inconvenient Truth," may have allowed us to imagine this phenomenon had become a major concern. However, at the same time, the strength of "climate skeptics" and of the opposition to the proposed climate

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Tags: United States, Climate change, Al Gore, Anthony Leiserowitz, equality

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Ariz. events join campaign to curb greenhouse gases

Sat, Oct 24, 2009

Global Warming

Arizona Republicby Shaun McKinnonArizonans will join millions of people around the world Saturday in what's being called a global day of action to call attention to climate-change issues.The events are being coordinated through a campaign built around the number 350. That number has become a touchstone - and a goal

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Tags: Greenhouse gases, global events, climate change

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Obama urges passage of "historic" climate change bill

Wed, Jun 24, 2009

Energy

ReutersBy Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, urged on by President Barack Obama, announced progress on Tuesday toward quick passage of legislation to fight global warming by reducing industrial emissions of carbon dioxide.At a midday White House press conference, Obama said the "historic" climate

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Tags: U.S. House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Climate change

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Ariz. Senate OKs limits on environmental moves

Mon, Jun 22, 2009

AZ Legislature

Arizona RepublicBy Associated Presshe Arizona Senate wants to put new strings on any efforts by state government to restrict greenhouse gas emissions and participate in regional efforts to combat climate change.The Senate approved a bill 19-10 on Monday to prohibit any state agency from adopting or enforcing rules for a

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Tags: Greenhouse gases, Environment, Republicans, Climate change

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US lawmakers open tough climate bill debate

Tue, May 19, 2009

Global Warming

TerraDailyby Staff WritersUS lawmakers on Monday kicked off formal debate on legislation creating a "cap and trade" system for curbing pollution blamed for global warming amid stiff Republican opposition. US President Barack Obama's Democratic allies, who control the Senate and House of Representatives, have said they want to have a

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Tags: Barack Obama, House Energy and commerce Committee, Global climate change talks, cap and trade system

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U.S. pledges to make up for lost time in climate fight

Tue, Apr 28, 2009

Global Warming

Reuters By Deborah Zabarenko and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States gathered China, India and the world's other top greenhouse gas polluters in Washington on Monday to "make up for lost time" and lay the groundwork for a U.N. deal to fight climate change. The meeting, which U.S.

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Tags: Climate change, greenhouse gas polluters, United Nations

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Arizona backing off climate plan

Tue, Apr 21, 2009

Environment

Arizona Republicby Shaun McKinnonIs Arizona turning into a climate-change dropout?Under former Gov. Janet Napolitano, the state took a leading role in a series of regional plans to reduce carbon dioxide and other pollutants believed to be responsible for global warming.But in the three months since Napolitano left for a Cabinet

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Tags: Arizona Legislature, Climate change, Republicans, Carbon-dioxide, Anti=business

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