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American Global Warming Leadership Abysmal "Think about our own country — historically, the biggest source of carbon emissions. Last summer, the Senate refused to even take a vote on the tepid, moderate, tame climate bill that was before it," says McKibben. "Last week, the House voted 248 to 174 to pass a resolution saying global warming wasn't real." (04-22-2011)
Tanzania Plans Road Through Serengeti Reports have emerged that the government of Tanzania plans to build a road through the east African Savannah, bisecting and disrupting migratory routes for millions of animals. (06-16-2010)
Copenhagen Climate Accords Fail After years of preparation, the UN climate summit in Copenhagen failed to produce anything except a weak outline of intentions, falling far short of the sort of global action needed to slow climate change. (01-12-2010)
Courts Uphold Tougher Emissions Standards A federal judge in Vermont gave the first legal endorsement yesterday to rules in California, being copied in 13 other states, that intend to reduce greenhouse gases emitted by automobiles and light trucks. (09-15-2007)
Police Use Terror Laws Against Climate Protesters Armed police will use anti-terrorism powers to "deal robustly" with climate change protesters at Heathrow airport, as confrontations threaten to bring major delays. (08-11-2007)
Ostrich Politicians Cave In To Industry On Fuel Mileage Increase House Democrats decided Wednesday not to try to raise fuel mileage standards for cars and trucks as part of the energy package lawmakers will vote on this week. Democrats announced they would withdraw an amendment designed to raise fuel mileage requirements to 35 miles per gallon by 2019. (08-02-2007)
Bush Rejects Climate Action Proposal The United States has rejected a German proposal for deep long-term cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, setting the stage for a battle that will pit President Bush against his European allies at the next meeting of the G8 countries. (05-26-2007)
Pollution Friendly Supreme Court Justices Lose Case U.S. supreme court justices appointed by Texas oil men George H. W. and George W. Bush were over-ruled in a case involving the status of global warming pollutants emitted by cars. Scalia (Reagan), Thomas (Bush, Sr.), Alito (Bush), and Roberts (Bush) all endorsed the industry friendly idea that the Environmental Protection Agency has no business regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (04-02-2007)
No Progress Is Progress Says Bush A Bush administration report says that its policies regarding greenhouse gases are a success despite its prediction that emissions will continue to rise over the next decade exactly as they did in the past decade. (03-02-2007)
We Must Stop Global Warming There is a powerful scientific consensus that human activity -- mainly the burning of fossil fuels (coal, oil, gas), as well as deforestation and other land uses (such as growing paddy rice) -- leads to massive emissions of carbon dioxide into the air. This is causing climate change, which is accelerating and poses serious risks to the planet. (02-24-2007)

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