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August 27, 2014
Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty

By CORAL DAVENPORT AUG. 26, 2014. New York Times WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress. In preparation for this agreement, to be signed at a United Nations summit meeting in 2015 […]

Obama Plan Expands Risky Offshore Drilling in Arctic, Gulf of Mexico

From: Center for Biological Diversity Published June 29, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO— The Obama administration announced plans on Thursday to dramatically expand offshore oil drilling, including in the Arctic and the heart of critical habitat for polar bears. The plan will also expand high-risk, ultra-deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, which is still suffering the […]

January 20, 2012
Obama Proposal Could Weaken Key Climate Agency

COMMENTARY By Andrew Freedman An Obama administration plan to cut costs by combining several government agencies may make good political sense, coming in the midst of the Republican presidential primary season, with its heated small-government rhetoric. But that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea from a policy perspective. In fact, the White House proposal that […]