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NRDC Press Release – EPA’s Plan to Curb Carbon Pollution Can Save Billions

Electricity Sector Can Save Nearly $2 billion in 2020, $6.4 billion in 2030 WASHINGTON (November 19, 2014) – The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to curb carbon pollution from  power plants overestimates the electric power industry’s compliance costs by as much as $9 billion
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Within 2 years, a quarter of the world’s carbon emissions are likely to be priced – Grist

See the article at Grist.com at http://grist.org/climate-energy/within-two-years-a-quarter-of-the-worlds-carbon-emissions-are-likely-to-be-priced/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=EDIT%20David%20Roberts&utm_campaign=post-notification-david-roberts By David Rob
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Senate votes down Keystone XL Pipeline – Video & Article – MSNBC Chris Hayes

I was sympathetic to the plight of Senator Mary Landrieu… until she lied about the pipeline like every other fossil fuel hack, saying that the pipeline would generate millions of jobs.  As the video indicates, this is simply not the case.  Craig Wolfe  By Alex Seitz-Wald an
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Chuck Todd, Lawrence O’Donnell discuss Keystone on Morning Joe, MSNBC – Good discussion

Here is a video from MSNBC’s Morning Joe discussing the Keystone Pipeline.  Good insights on the growing controversy surrounding the Congress vote and President Obama’s process.
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Pay 2 Play Film Showing Friday, December 5, Wichita

Election Apocalypse, a Wichita group of concerned citizens, presents a screening of PAY 2 PLAY, a film about the corrupting influence of money in politics and what we can do to take our power back — featuring Robert Reich, Lawrence Lessig, Marianne Williamson, Noam Chomsky, Van Jones,
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