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Sierra Club to engage in civil disobedience for first time

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How hot is the controversial Keystone Pipeline controversy getting? The Sierra Club is — for the first time in its history — going to engage in civil disobedience on Feb. 17 in Washington, D.C., which is also a day that greenies predict will be “the largest climate rally in history.” With Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman [...] [Read More]

Barbara Boxer sees carbon tax in the mix

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Sen. Barbara Boxer said she had a one word answer for why President Obama promised to act on climate change in his second inaugural address: “Sandy.” Boxer called Hurricane Sandy a turning point in public opinion on global warming, and said Washington will act to curb CO2 emissions not via legislation but through the Environmental [...] [Read More]

With President Obama barely sworn in, EMILY’s List plans a female president for 2016

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Before President Barack Obama was officially sworn in for his second term as President of the United States of America, a group of pro-choice women who had worked for his re-election gathered for the EMILY’s List 2013 Inaugural Brunch. The activists enjoyed their 2012 victories: having re-elected a Democratic president, having elected a Senate with [...] [Read More]