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Climate Bill is Dead, Long Live the – Ah, F*ck It

Monday, August 2, 2010

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Climate Bill is Dead, Long Live the – Ah, F*ck It

In the wake of the brutal murder of any sort of climate and energy legislation in Congress late in July, many environmentalists immediately turned their attention to a next step. If Congress can't act this year, what should be done to start a substantial draw down on emissions and to stave off the most dire effects of global warming that threatens to spiral out of control? There are plenty of ideas out there, like... you know what? Screw it.

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Breaking: Passage of Health Care Reform Doesn’t Mean Shit for Climate Bill

Monday, March 22, 2010

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Breaking: Passage of Health Care Reform Doesn’t Mean Shit for Climate Bill

In a historic vote on Sunday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a sweeping reform of the health care system in this country. Almost immediately, pundits began hypothesizing on the effect that this progressive success will have on another of President Obama's goals, a comprehensive climate and energy bill. The consensus is that no one has any fucking idea.

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