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    Environmental Regulations and Small Businesses

    Bob Perciasepe testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and its potential effects on small businesses.

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    Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Administrator Gina McCarthy testified n the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed carbon pollution standards for existing power plants. In June 2014, the EPA proposed…

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    Book Discussion on Poison Spring

    Evaggelos Vallianatos, who spent 25 years as an analyst for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), talked about his book Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA, in…

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    Climate Change Report

    The White House hosted the release of the third U.S. National Climate Assessment, a report detailing the impacts of climate change on the country and the national economy. Counselor to…

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    Energy and Environmental Policy

    Michael Brune talked about the Sierra Club’s expectations for Obama administration energy and environmental policy, and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    White House Conference on Conservation

    Participants in a conference on community-driven conservation efforts talked about the the link between conservation and strong local economies through tourism, outdoor recreation, and…

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    Center for Oceans Law and Policy Conference

    Panelists talked about the Law of the Sea Treaty. They urged President Obama and Congress to ratify the treaty. The first half hour is not included, the event was joined in progress. The…

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    Environmental Policy in 2010

    Participants talked about global environmental policy and ways in which environmental issues might shape world affairs. Among the issues they addressed were global climate change,…

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    Poverty and Global Climate Change

    Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and activist and musician Bono talked about the interrelations between the climate crisis and extreme poverty and how international efforts to eliminate…

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    U.S. Policy on Climate Change

    Kit Batten talked about U.S. climate change policy. On the previous day, the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming held a post-Bali analysis to determine a viable…

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    Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

    Senator Richard Lugar talked about the progress of President Bush in several foreign policy issues. He talked about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the assessment of Iranian and…

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    Climate Change Conference

    United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ki-Moon Ban talked about the global efforts to reduce carbon emissions. He talked about the effects of climate change on people and the…

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    Global Climate Change International Perspectives

    The three special envoys and Minister Gabriel briefed the committee on the September 24 United Nations meeting on climate change. The meeting was attended by 150 high level…

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    After Words with Madeleine Albright

    Former Secretary Albright was interviewed about her book, The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs, published by HarperCollins. She talked about the…

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    United Nations Reform

    Secretary-General Annan addressed the General Assembly on his implementation of the Millennium Declaration. This five-year progress report, “In Larger Freedom: Towards…

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    Fiscal Year 2005 Budget

    Witnesses testified regarding the proposed fiscal year 2005 Environmental Protection Agency budget. Administrator Leavitt talked about his vision for making the Environmental…

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    Kyoto Accord Debate

    Prior to an international meeting in Bonn, Germany to finalize an environmental treaty known as the Kyoto Accords, German legislators debated proposed changes to the treaty and the goals of…

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    Global Climate Change Treaty

    After recording the Republican radio address, Senator Hagel spoke briefly with reporters about his criticisms of the global climate change treaty. He was part of a congressional…

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    Republican Radio Address

    Senator Hagel delivered the weekly Republican radio address. He criticized Vice President Gore for ignoring Senate and presidential limits on the global climate change treaty…

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    Kyoto Global Climate Change Treaty

    Vice President Gore returned from Japan and the Kyoto Global Climate Change Conference and reported on what occurred. The vice president acknowledged the leadership provided by Senator…

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