Ecology, Energy, Economy

Environmental Protection Agency: Climate Change Danger!

The EPA announced:
“After a thorough examination of the scientific evidence and careful consideration of public comments, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that greenhouse gases (GHGs) threaten the public health and welfare of the American people.” [view the whole statement at]
The timing of this announcement at the opening of the Copenhagen Climate [...]

Special Earth Day Hearing

(Washington, D.C. – April 21, 2009) Tomorrow, April 22, 2009, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will testify before a joint hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Energy and Environment Subcommittee. The special Earth Day hearing will focus on the American Clean [...]

The world we leave our children

by First Lady Michelle Obama
“I’ve often spoken about my most important job — being a mom — and like mothers and fathers everywhere, the health and safety of our children is our top priority,” the First Lady said on a visit to EPA headquarters. “This is what it is all about: the future. And in [...]

EPA Releases Report on Sea Level Rise

(Washington, D.C. – Jan. 16, 2009) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in collaboration with other agencies, has released a report that discusses the impacts of sea level rise on the coast, coastal communities, and the habitats and species that depend on them. The report, Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-Level Rise: A Focus on the Mid-Atlantic Region, [...]

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