U.S. Appeals Court Upholds EPA Greenhouse Gas Emission Rules

From ThinkProgress.0rg, by Daniel J. Weiss and Jackie Weidman The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today unanimously ruled in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) legal authority to limit industrial carbon pollution under the Clean Air Act to protect Americans’ health. Carol M. Browner, former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, and Distinguished Senior … Continue reading U.S. Appeals Court Upholds EPA Greenhouse Gas Emission Rules

US northeast coast is hotspot for rising sea levels

Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science ( June 24, 2012) reports: Research from the US Geological Survey (USGS) shows that sea levels are rising much faster between North Carolina and Massachusetts than anywhere else in the world. The news comes less than two weeks after North Carolina's Senate passed a bill banning state agencies from … Continue reading US northeast coast is hotspot for rising sea levels