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    Conservationist John Muir

    Harold Wood talked about the naturalist at the California Historical Society in San Francisco. John Muir is often considered the “Father of the National Park System” and…

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    Ozone Regulations

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations to cut smog and ozone pollution.…

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    Coal and Climate Change

    Panelists talked about the future of the use of coal and its role in the climate change debate. Topics included the state of clean coal technology and its role in reducing carbon…

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    Coal and U.S. Energy Policy

    Energy Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal Julio Friedmann talked about carbon capture and storage technologies for reducing carbon emissions. He illustrated his talk…

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    British Liaison Committee Hearing on Climate Change Priorities

    British Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of the British Liaison Committee about his government’s domestic and foreign policy agenda. He condemned the…

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    Conservation Act of 1975

    Witnesses testified at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the relevance of the Conservation Act of 1975.

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    Book Discussion on Flood of Lies

    James Cobb, Jr., talked about his book, Flood of Lies: The St. Rita’s Nursing Home Tragedy, about nursing home owners Sal and Mabel Mangano who were accused of causing the deaths…

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    House Debate on California Water Distribution

    The House debated a bill to change water allocation during California’s current drought. The bill would give the state’s central agricultural region more water. The…

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    International Climate Change Conferences

    World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim talked about the priorities for the international community at the Lima, Peru, international conference later in the month. He said that it was…

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    Prince William on Illegal Wildlife Trading

    The Duke of Cambridge, the president of the conservation group United for Wildlife, spoke to anti-corruption officials about the importance of ending what he called one of the most…

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    1953 Waco Tornado

    Larry Holze talked about the 1953 tornado that destroyed much of downtown Waco, Texas. The tornado killed 114 people and caused extensive damage to the downtown area. It is the…

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    Book discussion on Toms River

    Dan Fagin talked about his book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, about a small town in New Jersey that was negatively impacted by industrial waste pollution. This…

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    Gina McCarthy on Clean Air Act Announcement

    Gina McCarthy held a conference call to make an announcement about the Clean Air Act and smog standards.

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    Climate Change Policy

    Todd Stern talked about global climate change policy following President Obama.'s climate change deal with China. He also previewed the president’s trip to India in January, and…

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    1962 Documentary Design for Disaster

    This 1962 documentary tells the story of a fire that started on November 5th, 1961 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, and over the course of three days destroyed 484 homes, damaged 190 others, and…

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    Book Discussion on The Resilience Dividend

    Judith Rodin talked about her book, The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong. br/ She spoke at the 2014 Miami Book Festival International, held on the campus…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Gina McCarthy

    Gina McCarthy spoke with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. She talked about Obama administration…

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    U.S.-China Carbon Reduction Deal

    Thomas Lorenzen talked about the carbon emission reduction deal struck by U.S. and Chinese leaders earlier in the week and the reaction the deal had received. He discussed President…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. She responded to controversial comments made by MIT Professor Jonathan…

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    President Obama and Chinese President Xi on Greenhouse Gas Emmisions

    President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a news conference in the Great Hall of the People at the end of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in…

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