11 May '11, 5pm

Green: On Our Radar: Vatican Panel Calls For Climate Change Action

A report by a scientific group sponsored by the Vatican blames man-made emissions for recent global warming and the retreat of mountain glaciers and calls for urgent action to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases. “We call on all people and nations to recognize the serious and potentially irreversible impacts of global warming caused by the anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants,” the group says. [Catholic News Service] Associated Press Newt Gingrich American Solutions, a not-for-profit group run by Newt Gingrich, the former Republican House speaker and potential presidential candidate, accepted donations totaling more than $1.5 million from coal interests, electric utilities, and offshore-drilling-related companies in 2010, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan research group. Mr. Gingrich has ...

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