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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThere's no better time to talk global warming than now as we head into the spring season. Environment Virginia showed up in downtown Roanoke to talk about how weather has and will continue to impact locals. We've seen our fair share of storms rip...
reporter"Our message today to Congress, don't throw wind off the fiscal cliff," says Sarah Bucci, Environment Virginia. The clock is ticking and this group doesn't want to be caught under the buzzer. Explains Bucci, "Incentives are benefits in place to build...
The video from NASA, is an amazing 26-second animation depicting how temperatures around the globe have warmed since 1880. That year is what scientists call the beginning of the “modern record.” You’ll note an acceleration of those...
Democratic lawmakers say an investigation of climate change research at the University of Virginia was an assault on academic freedom. Tuesday, they touted legislation to limit the power of Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. The three lawmakers,...
Regarding the editorial "Pass The Clean-Energy Bill" [May 22], I take issue with one sentence in the editorial: "Global warming is making the development of alternatives to fossil fuels urgent." This statement is a clear example of the ubiquitous...
MADISON, Wis. - On May 7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $19.5 million to support research, education and Extension activities associated with climate solutions in agriculture aimed at the impacts of climate variability and change on...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) - A tax on carbon dioxide emissions could help the United States mitigate climate change while significantly increasing government revenue, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said this week. President Barack Obama...
Baltimore Gas & Electric certainly isn't likely to win any popularity contests. It secured a rate increase from the Public Service Commission in February — its second in the last three years — and turned around and filed a request for...
For too long, many environmentalists have been ambivalent about nuclear energy. It conjures fears: meltdowns, cancers, Chernobyl, Fukushima, overtones of nuclear bombs. Yet, we also know that nuclear power provides 70 percent of all the greenhouse gas-...
Re "Oklahoma twister 'was a monster,'" May 21 It is heartbreaking to read of homes destroyed, lives upended, children killed and hundreds left homeless. We know that, without effective action to combat climate change, these events will become more...
I can no longer remain in one of the fastest growing groups in America, Apathy Anonymous. I've lived nearly 70 years and have marched, signed petitions, written letters to everyone from the president, to local, state and federal officials, concerning...
WASHINGTON – Global warming and clean energy should be priorities for Congress and the president, a majority of Americans said in a recent survey. In the survey, released Tuesday by Yale and George Mason universities, 70% of American adults say...
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