Climate Change

Obama To Continue Efforts To Curb Greenhouse Gases, Push Efficiency

"President Obama’s reelection, along with key wins by Senate Democrats, ensures that the federal government will press ahead with efforts to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency and to curb greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change."

Source: Wash Post, 11/08/2012

"Climate Heroes" Make Gains at Polls

Voters in most cases Tuesday elected candidates supported by environmentalists for their positions on climate change and clean energy. The list of "Climate Heroes 2012" was drawn up by a coalition called "Citizens Determined to Elect Clean Energy Champions." The coalition was led by people like Bill McKibben. Below are results for candidates listed as "Climate Heroes."

Source: Seattle Times, 11/07/2012

"Michigan Proposal 3 Results: State Rejects Renewable Energy Proposal"

"Proposal 3, a [Michigan] state ballot initiative promoting renewable energy, fizzled out at the polls Tuesday. 36 percent of voters supported the measure, while 64 percent came out against it, according to the Detroit Free Press at 12:27 a.m Wednesday."

Source: Huffington Post, 11/07/2012

"The Aftermath: Costs of Shoring Up Coastal Communities"

"For more than a century, for good or ill, New Jersey has led the nation in coastal development. Many of the barrier islands along its coast have long been lined by rock jetties, concrete sea walls or other protective armor. Most of its coastal communities have beaches only because engineers periodically replenish them with sand pumped from offshore. Now much of that sand is gone."

Source: NY Times, 11/06/2012


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