29 May '11, 2pm

Denying climate science has become, for some in the right wing, a quasi-religion. #p2 #tcot

Denying climate science has become, for some in the right wing, a quasi-religion. #p2 #tcot

More from OnEarth community blog : Don't Allow This to Be Another Silent Spring: Tell Lawmakers to Take Climate Action From the Mag : INFOGRAPHIC: The Corn Mob Inside NRDC : NRDC: Fixing a Broken Law In 2009, Representative Fred Upton called climate change "a serious problem" and said that "everything must be on the table as we seek to reduce carbon emissions." By last January, under fire from Fox News, the Michigan Republican had erased that position from his official Web site. Next Upton led the charge to block the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from updating safeguards to protect us from carbon dioxide pollution, a major contributor to rising temperatures and extreme weather conditions. Then, in another about-face, this time pressured by Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh, the soon-to-be chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee turned against energy-efficien...

Full article: http://www.onearth.org/article/anatomy-of-a-flip-flop

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NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg: Marriage Equality a Fundamental Civil Right (VIDEO) #p2 #topprog

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg: Marriage Equality ...

care2.com 27 May '11, 6pm

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered a speech to 150 invited guests yesterday that called on lawmakers in the s...

Bank of America Aims for 15% Emissions Cut by 2015

sustainablebusiness.com 28 May '11, 2pm

Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) aims to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 15% below 2010 levels by 2015. The goal expands on a ...

Confused Chris Christie embraces climate science, rejects climate action

Confused Chris Christie embraces climate scienc...

grist.org 27 May '11, 5pm

Christie : "In the past I've always said that climate change is real and it's impacting our state. There's undeniable data...

New Jersey to Climate: Drop Dead

New Jersey to Climate: Drop Dead

greenbiz.com 27 May '11, 7pm

It looks like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will become the first governor to pull his state out of the country's only op...

Let’s balance the budget by charging for CO2

grist.org 26 May '11, 6pm

The Center for American Progress has released a plan that could balance the budget by 2030, lower some people’s income tax...