Archive - Feb 12, 2010

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New poll: Perriello's climate vote not a political death sentence

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Feb
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The conventional wisdom inside some corners of the snowed-in Beltway for months has been that a vote in favor of cap and trade -- or any sort of comprehensive climate bill that sets a price on carbon -- is a quick ticket to political oblivion for anyone not in a safely Democratic seat. Thankfully, there’s a new poll out today (.pdf -- first reported on over at Swing State Project) that can hopefully show such wisdom to be as in touch with reality as industry-supported talking points on the practicality of "clean" coal technology.

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Blog & news round-up 2/5: Bursting the climate deniers' bubble, finding love for Big Polluters, and more

12
Feb
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Much of the news this week was dominated by the monster snowstorm that blanketed much of the East Coast. While it gave some people the chance to play in snow like they've never seen, others saw it as a chance to make ridiculous statements about it disproving climate change. Fortunately Bill Nye, Jon Stewart, and others set the record straight. That and Greenpeace's new dating site for Big Polluter lobbyists were the highlights of the week.

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