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Yale Environment 360: An Army of Lobbyists Readies For Battle on The Climate Bill

Author: Marianne Lavelle

With carbon cap-and-trade legislation now on Washington's agenda, companies and interest groups have been hiring lobbyists at a feverish pace. For every member of Congress, there are now four climate lobbyists, many of them hoping to derail or water down the effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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How Green is Thy Stimulus?

Author: Toni Johnson

The idea of creating green jobs drew great attention as the stimulus package made its way through Congress. Defining those jobs is difficult, however, and economists say many may simply displace existing jobs in the old carbon-based economy.

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Newsweek: Don’t Count On Magic

Author: Fareed Zakaria

Al Gore, former vice president of the United States, tells Fareed Zakaria that whatever assistance the auto industry gets "should be focused on speeding the changes that are absolutely essential to ensure that our companies are competitive in the global marketplace."

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Sea Change

Author: Scott G. Borgerson
TheAtlantic.com

Scott Borgerson visually explores the changing Arctic using an interactive map.

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