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Storm destroys historic tree at U.S. Capitol

As if environmentalists hadn't already suffered enough on Capitol Hill this summer, now comes this symbolic setback: Sunday's violent thunderstorms in Washington ripped across the Capitol grounds and destroyed an 84-year-old white pine tree dedicated to the founder of Arbor Day.

By Paul Kane  |  July 26, 2010; 6:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency , Capitol Briefing , Climate Change , Issues  
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Record snowfall provokes debate over global warming

With all this snow, people are yet again wondering what this means about climate change.

By Web Politics Editor  |  February 10, 2010; 4:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency , Climate Change  
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Obama's principles on the line in Copenhagen

In urging leaders Friday to sacrifice some national interests to forge a climate change agreement, President Obama risked more than the prestige of his office. He placed on the table a guiding principle of his foreign policy.

By By Scott Wilson  |  December 18, 2009; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency , Barack Obama , Climate Change  
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Obama home energy efficiency program tries to make insulation 'sexy'

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that home insulation "is sexy," his newest appeal for Congress to pass incentives for homeowners who make their homes more energy efficient.

By Web Politics Editor  |  December 15, 2009; 11:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency , Climate Change , Economy  
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Obama to attend Copenhagen UN climate change conference

President Obama will travel to Copenhagen Dec. 9, a day before accepting the Nobel Peace Price in Oslo, to help launch a U.N.-sponsored global climate change summit, a White House official said.

By Web Politics Editor  |  November 25, 2009; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Official: U.S. emissions target will be part of climate talks

The U.S. will identify a near-term emission reduction target as part of an effort to reach a comprehensive climate agreement in Copenhagen next month, senior administration officials said Monday.

By Web Politics Editor  |  November 23, 2009; 12:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Biden: Fix that drafty roof, Web Politics Editor , October 19, 2009
Obama Urges Senators to Back Cap and Trade Bill, Web Politics Editor , June 27, 2009
New Emissions Rules for Cars in the Works, Web Politics Editor , February 23, 2009
Gore to Senate: Pass Stimulus Bill, Web Politics Editor , January 28, 2009
Stern Appointed Climate Change Envoy, Web Politics Editor , January 26, 2009
Obama Pushes Stronger Fuel-Efficiency Standard, Web Politics Editor , January 26, 2009
Obama on Climate Change: 'The Time for Denial Is Over', Web Politics Editor , December 9, 2008
Obama and Gore to Talk Climate Change in Chicago, Web Politics Editor , December 8, 2008
Global Warming High on Senate Foreign Relations Agenda, Web Politics Editor , November 25, 2008
 
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