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People’s Climate March

Reposted from Waterkeeper Alliance, August 4 2014 This is an invitation to change everything. In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. With our future […]

NEWS BRIEF: EPA Releases New Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaptation

  CONTACT: George Hull [email protected] 202-564-0790 Release date: June 30, 2014 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released a new policy statement on climate change adaptation to help the nation prepare for and respond to the impacts of a changing climate.  The policy commits the Agency to work with states, tribes, and local […]

Florida squarely in cross-hairs of climate change, new report says (w/video)

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 1:10pm Craig Pittman, Times Staff Writer In a federal report being called "the loudest and clearest alarm bell to date" regarding climate change, the Tampa Bay area is labeled as one of three areas in Florida particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels, with the others being Miami and Apalachicola. The report, […]

OP-ED: Time for the Southeast to Act on Climate this Earth Day

By Heather McTeer Toney, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency The Southeast will join the rest of the nation and countries across the world in celebrating Earth Day on April 22. The entire month of April is a great time to reflect on the strides we have made to reduce pollution over the […]

November 26, 2013
Inside China’s Desperate Effort To Control Pollution — Before It’s Too Late

By Ari Phillips on November 26, 2013 at 11:08 am If James Carville was giving the Chinese government public relations advice, he might say something like, “It’s the pollution, stupid.” But this wouldn’t be anything the Chinese government doesn’t already know. When eight-year-olds start getting lung cancer that can be attributed to air pollution, you’ve […]

November 1, 2013
Ocean Climate Change

Guest author, Jack Wilson Jack Wilson is the Communications Officer at ReefDoctor a marine conservation organization based in Madagascar.  Follow him @OceanKarma  The Ocean is the governing life support system on the planet and is key to our quality of life on earth. Unfortunately, there is a profound, widespread ignorance about the Ocean and its essential importance […]

September 16, 2013
EPA Marks Pollution Prevention (P2) Week with Renewed Emphasis on Reducing Carbon Pollution

CONTACT: Cathy Milbourn (news media only) [email protected] 202-564-7849 202-564-4355 September 16, 2013 WASHINGTON — During Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, September 16-22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages Americans to prevent or reduce pollution at the source. This year’s pollution prevention week comes just three months after President Obama’s speech at Georgetown University where he outlined […]