Climate Change

Sources: EPA Will Ease Deadlines on Climate Rule To Help States Comply

"The Obama administration has decided to give states more time to comply with proposed regulations that will require dramatic cuts in greenhouse-gas pollution from power plants, people familiar with the plans said Tuesday."

Source: Wash Post, 07/29/2015
August 11, 2015

NPF Webinar: The Cost of Violent Weather

Weather is the most durable of news topics, especially when it surprises with extremes. We’ll explore violent weather events and how to track the cost of catastrophic storms in this free webinar at 1:00 p.m. on Aug 11, featuring Washington Post Weather Editor Jason Samenow and other experts.

August 3, 2015

NPF Briefing "Covering the Pope: Policy and Politics"

The National Press Foundation will bring together reporters for a free briefing (in Washington, DC) and live webinar. They’ll have experts with data and knowledge on the issues that the Pope has brought to the fore: poverty, hunger, immigration, the environment and more.

"Campaign 2016: Clinton Vows To Make U.S. 'Clean Energy Superpower'"

"Hillary Clinton [Sunday and Monday] unveiled the first portion of her presidential campaign's energy agenda, vowing an aggressive expansion of the nation's renewable energy production while taking aim at the Republican primary field over the GOP's widespread skepticism of climate science."

Source: E&E Daily, 07/28/2015

"Beneath Alaskan Wildfires, A Hidden Threat: Long-Frozen Carbon's Thaw"

"The Fish Creek Fire in Interior Alaska isn't much to look at. It's about 7,500 acres in size, sitting about an hour south of Fairbanks near the twisty Tanana River. The main fire front — the made-for-TV part, with torching trees and pulses of orange heat — flamed out more than a week ago, leaving behind a quiet charred landscape."

Source: NPR, 07/27/2015

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