Latest Individual and political action on climate change Stories

2010-05-17 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The intersection of land and environmental policy - including the question of where to put wind and solar farms, adaptation to climate change, the relationship between urban form and vehicle miles traveled, and green building standards for entire neighborhoods - will be the subject of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's 5th annual Land Policy Conference May 23-25. Bruce Babbitt, former governor of Arizona and interior secretary, will be the keynote...

2010-05-12 14:12:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the American Public Health Association (APHA) today recognized Senators Kerry and Lieberman for developing a bill to address climate change, but urged the Senate to add funding and policy provisions that are critical to helping states prepare for and respond to the public health effects of climate change.

2010-05-12 12:55:00

The US Senate has taken up legislation on the first-ever nationwide system to battle climate change after nearly a year-long delay.

2010-04-28 11:01:00

Airport Reduces Carbon Footprint, Supports New Development of Clean Renewable Resources DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Texas, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport announced today that it has increased its ranking to No. 9 on the U.S.

2010-04-21 05:00:00

San Francisco based K-8 school purchases 350 MWh of Green-e certified green power for all its facilities SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - Town School for Boys, a K-8 independent day school founded in 1939, is going green with its electricity usage.

2010-04-15 12:09:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, April 20, National Journal LIVE will welcome Sens.

2010-04-12 08:00:00

"Tax that Pays You Back" initiative highlights benefits of alternative measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Tax Day approaching on April 15, the U.S.

2010-03-26 10:55:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The lights of the state Capitol Building's dome will go dark for one hour beginning at 8:30 p.m.

2010-03-25 12:50:00

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Day Network and Zagwear today announced their collaboration on the launch of Earth Day Network's official online store in advance of Earth Day's 40th anniversary celebration on April 22.

2010-03-08 13:06:55

The International Monetary Fund, an organization that does not normally propose environmental policies, is proposing a plan for the world’s governments to work together to raise money needed for climate change research.

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