Climate Change

"L.A. Gas Leak Plugged, But California Pipelines Regularly Leak"

"The three-month natural gas leak that chased thousands of Los Angeles residents from their homes has been a major ecological disaster, sickening neighbors and pumping a potent greenhouse gas into the sky. But every day, pipelines across California leak tons of the same gas — methane — into the air."

Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 02/16/2016

"Gov. Scott Walker Orders Agencies Not To Prepare For Clean Power Plan"

"Citing last week's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Monday ordered state agencies not to do any work to prepare for federal climate change regulations that would require Wisconsin utilities to cut carbon emissions from power plants."

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 02/16/2016

"Supreme Court Nomination Process Sure To Be An Epic Debate"

"White House officials began sifting through their pool of potential nominees for the newly vacant seat on the nation’s highest court Sunday, girding for battle with Republicans who are insisting that President Obama leave the choice of a new justice to his successor."

Source: Wash Post, 02/15/2016

Supreme Court’s Climate Stay May Imperil Paris Climate Accord

"The Supreme Court’s surprise decision Tuesday to halt the carrying out of President Obama’s climate change regulation could weaken or even imperil the international global warming accord reached with great ceremony in Paris less than two months ago, climate diplomats say."

Source: NY Times, 02/11/2016

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Obama’s Efforts to Regulate Coal Emissions

"In a major setback for President Obama’s climate change agenda, the Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the administration’s effort to combat global warming by regulating emissions from coal-fired power plants."

Source: NY Times, 02/10/2016


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