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Environmental Politics

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  • The carbon taxes we're already paying

    The carbon taxes we're already paying
    In June, a decades-long open secret hit the media like a typhoon: Climate change is the fundamental economic challenge of our time. The bipartisan troika of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, hedge fund mogul Tom Steyer and former Treasury...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods

    App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods
    What is Chicago's greenest neighborhood, and which areas of the city need help to get there? To answer that question, a team of programmers developed Green Score--the winning digital tool from a recent local app-making competition. And now its...
  • Controversial Alaska mine project wins one in Congress

    WASHINGTON Supporters of the embattled Pebble Mine project in Alaska are making a desperate effort in Congress and the courts to keep it alive in the face of warnings from the Environmental Protection Agency that it could devastate the finest run of...
  • Report warns of diesel fumes' risks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Leticia DeCaigny straps a portable air-sampling device to the side of a neighbor's deck. For two days, the small gray box with what looks like a chimney on top will gather evidence of pollution from diesel engines. "It's like a human...
  • Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian Senate voted on Thursday to scrap the country's carbon tax and plans for emissions trading, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott that leaves uncertainty about how the country will meet its carbon...
  • Truth will hurt you if state must divulge radioactivity data

    David Allard, director of the state Bureau of Radiation Protection, came down from the Mount of Olives declaring that, "And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall not set you free, but shall result in a demonstrable risk of physical harm to you"...
  • Tesla's Musk abandons SEX plan; will name new lower-cost car Model 3

    Tesla's Musk abandons SEX plan; will name new lower-cost car Model 3
    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk once thought the electric car company’s lineup would spell out SEX. There would be the Model S sedan, the upcoming Model X sport-utility vehicle and later, the Model E, a smaller, less expensive vehicle for the masses....
  • Just how cynical can the House GOP get in attacking Obama?

    There's not much that Republicans like about the 2010 Affordable Care Act, but one thing they particularly dislike is the requirement that employers with 50 or more full-time workers provide comprehensive health insurance. So it's only natural that...
  • Google's Street View takes on America's gas leaks

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc's Street View cars have captured the world's roads, highways and back alleys for years. Now they are being used for something entirely different: detecting the thousands of natural gas leaks blighting major U.S. cities....
  • Congress must accelerate Highway Trust Fund solutions

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, July 14: Congress has roused itself, at the last minute, and now is scrambling to save the Highway Trust Fund. Better late than never. Better still will be if lawmakers agree to come up...