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Where Rand Paul Stands On Issues

A look at where Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, who declared his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday on his website, stands on some issues.

04/07/2015

Obama Speaking

White House To Release Health Impact Report Of Climate Change

The White House announced Tuesday the release of a draft report on the observed and potential future impacts of climate change on the health of Americans.

04/07/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

Obama Signing Bill

Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His Presidency

The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.

04/01/2015

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House Dem Warns Climate Change Will Force Millions Of Poor Women To Engage In ‘Transactional Sex’

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., proposed a resolution Wednesday that warns climate change and ensuing natural disasters will force millions of vulnerable and poverty-stricken women to engage in “transactional sex” in order to provide their families with adequate food and water.

03/26/2015

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Kerry Warns US Ambassadors They Will Be Dealing With ‘Climate Refugees’ In Not-Too-Distant Future

Secretary of State John Kerry warns U.S. ambassadors that they will be dealing with “climate refugees” in the not-too-distant future.

03/26/2015

2016 President Campaign Hopeful Ted Cruz (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.

03/24/2015

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Obama Mentor: ‘Burning The Constitution Should Not Become Part Of Our National Energy Policy’

House Republicans on Monday targeted a key element of President Barack Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants.

03/24/2015

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NOAA: This Winter Warmest On Record

Despite record-breaking snowfall and the deep freeze that across most of the U.S., this winter was the warmest on record.

03/21/2015

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6 Things Al Gore Won’t Say At SXSW 2015

Al Gore will return to SXSW to speak at SXSW Interactive and while there are a range of things he talk about, but there’s a good number of things he definitely won’t say.

03/11/2015

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