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Obama’s Grand Finale on Fracking Is Too Little, Too Late

The Obama EPA’s final word on fracking makes it clear that we cannot rely solely on the government to protect us from pollution. People across the country are already aware of this. From Standing Rock in North Dakota to the oil fields of the Gulf South …
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Tesla, IBM, Stanford, & PNNL Lead Obama’s Battery500 EV Battery Initiative

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As I’ve written many times, I think the #1 barrier to quicker electric car (and electric bus) adoption is simply lack of awareness / lack of experience. That said, despite the many technological, societal, and consumer benefits of electric cars, there are two remaining technological hurdles that can limit adoption for a significant number of people. [&hellip

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Obama’s Controversial Offshore Drilling Proposal Rests On Research Funded By Fossil Fuel Industry

Sparking protests around the time of the sixth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon spill, the drilling plan would give fossil fuel companies more access to an untapped offshore reserve that holds an estimated 90 billion barrels of oil and 327 trillion …
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Obama’s ‘All-Of-The-Above’ Energy Strategy Is All Talk

In 2010, the Obama administration lifted the ban on drilling on the East Coast only to reverse the decision after the Gulf oil spill. Then in 2015, the administration released draft offshore drilling plans that would have opened up offshore drilling from …
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Obama’s offshore drilling plan meets heavy resistance along Atlantic coast

Edward Markey, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, has even fretted that any oil spill would cause a “tragedy” along the entire eastern seaboard. “Everyone I know here doesn’t want the drilling,” said Mo Linquist, who runs an arts store and …
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Obama’s offshore-drilling mistake

These established, thriving coastal industries would be put at risk by drilling, both through the threat of a catastrophic spill like the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, and through the impacts of routine drilling operations. The US advantage at Paris …
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For Clues on Obama’s Arctic Drilling Ban, Look To California

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The Arctic drilling ban (a partial moratorium, actually), should come as no surprise given recent EPA water protection actions in California

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Trump Mocks Obama’s Fear Of ‘Extreme Weather’ [VIDEO] – Daily Caller

Trump Mocks Obama's Fear Of 'Extreme Weather' [VIDEO]
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Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump mocked President Barack Obama's claim that global warming was the biggest national security threat facing the United States, going on to warn that “nuclear global warming” was a bigger threat because of …

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Why Obama’s Arctic drilling decision is hardly the last word (+video)

Arctic drilling is a long-term enterprise … But environmentalists are skeptical. If there is a spill, the nearest cleanup crew is about 1,000 miles away. If the spill occurred later in the season, Manuel adds, sea ice could freeze over the spill and …
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Why Obama’s Arctic drilling decision is hardly the last word

Arctic drilling is a long-term enterprise … But environmentalists are skeptical. If there is a spill, the nearest cleanup crew is about 1,000 miles away. If the spill occurred later in the season, Manuel adds, sea ice could freeze over the spill and …
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