Daily Archives: July 14, 2013

Enviro Close-Up TV Interview Show Series

http://www.envirovideo.com/envirocloseup.html

Enviro-Closeup

New Enviro Close-Up programs recently seen on FSTV

and index:

http://www.envirovideo.com/contents.html

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120
Food-Matters http://Food-Matters.TV

G.O.P. Sees Opportunity for Election Gains in Obama’s Climate Change Policy

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/02/us/politics/gop-sees-opportunity-for-election-gains-in-obamas-climate-change-policy.html

Shawn Poynter for The New York Times

The coal-fired Big Sandy Power Plant in Kentucky, which is one of the states where energy issues are expected to loom large in the 2014 elections.

By TRIP GABRIEL
Published: July 1, 2013

When President Obama announced strong measures to combat climate change last week, environmentalists who felt he had long soft-pedaled the issue for political reasons rejoiced.

Jose Luis Magana/Associated Press

Asked about the impact of President Obama’s actions on his own re-election prospects next year, Representative Nick J. Rahall II, Democrat of West Virginia, said, “They don’t help.”

But many Republicans were just as gleeful — in the belief they had been handed a powerful issue to use against Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections in energy-rich states from Texas to Minnesota.

Elected officials and political analysts said the president’s crackdown on coal, the leading source of industrial greenhouse gases, could have consequences for Senate seats being vacated by retiring Democrats in West Virginia and South Dakota, for shaky Democratic incumbents like Mary L. Landrieu of energy-rich Louisiana, and for the Democratic challenger of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader.

In ordering limits for the first time on carbon dioxide emissions from up-and-running power plants, Mr. Obama jabbed that opponents belonged to “the Flat Earth Society.” But in coal country, it was Mr. Obama who was called out of touch, with predictions of job losses and spiking energy bills…..(read more).

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

Egypt’s farmers facing hardship during crisis

E120, e130. Food-matters

Building Soil with Penny Livingston-Stark

E120,

Widespread destruction caused by India floods

E120, e130, e145,

Plant of Discord: India’s nuclear energy program sees green anger

E120, e130, nuclear,

Energy from Space 2.0 AND June 30, 2013 NEWS

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Published on Jun 30, 2013

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120