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Top U.S. Senators Discuss Global Warming (Emphasize that It Is Real but Has Been Politicized by Fossil Fuel Industry)

  There was a beacon in the smog surrounding the U.S. Capitol building this week. While the House and Senate pushed for arctic drilling, attempted to revive the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, and tried to delay rules on mercury emissions standards — all while failing to extend a key tax credit [...]
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March 9 News: Senate Rejects Amendment To Force Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : Climate Progress (3 years ago)

Other stories below: Ranchers fight Keystone XL; Why cities can’t tackle global warming on their own Senate rejects expediting Keystone pipeline In the wake of lobbying by President Obama and Senate Democratic leaders, the Senate Th... Read Post

Senators backing Keystone XL pipeline got lots of campaign cash from fossil fuel donors

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (2 years ago)

Alberta tar sands In a letter to President Obama Wednesday, a bipartisan group of 53 senators, nine of them Democrats, urged approval for the new route of the Keystone XL pipeline. The controversial conduit would carry diluted bitum... Read Post

Senate Climate Hawks Deliver Speech Calling for U.S. Action on the “Planetary Crisis of Global Warming”

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : Climate Progress (3 years ago)

There was a beacon in the smog surrounding the U.S. Capitol building this week. While the House and Senate pushed for arctic drilling, attempted to revive the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, and tried to delay rules on mercury emiss... Read Post


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