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For the first time, the nation that has contributed the most to the problem -- and the nation that could do the most to accelerate global solutions -- is at the table.
General Electric will supply wind turbines to what it says will be the nation’s largest wind farm, in Oregon. The $1.4 billion deal was announced on Thursday.
Agriculture and forestry have much to gain from passage of comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation and much to lose from prolonged fossil fuel dependence and accelerating climate change.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's formal declaration Monday that greenhouse gases jeopardize public health paves the way for federal regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from refineries, chemical facilities and power plants.
This last month or so has been a wild ride on the expectation roller coaster. Once it was clear that the U.S. Senate had failed to deliver the single most essential ingredient for success – a firm US emission reduction commitment and a serious pledge to help the world respond – it was only a matter of time until world leaders backed away from the plan to seal a legally binding global climate deal in Copenhagen.