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Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback 10.2.2016 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved....
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Winds of climate change will make transatlantic flights longer, study shows 10.2.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Faster jet stream will add thousands of hours to journey times and increase airline fuel bills

Airline flights are known to worsen climate change but now climate change is set to worsen flight times, according to new research.

The work shows faster jet stream winds will delay transatlantic flights, adding thousands of hours a year to journey times and millions of dollars to airline fuel bills. Earlier work showed other impacts of rising temperatures on aviation, including bumpier, more turbulent flights and reducing the weight planes can carry.

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How Sanders and Trump Pulled Off Two Very Different Revolutions 10.2.2016 Mother Jones
In New Hampshire, an angry populist who calls for a revolution and assails the Washington establishment, special-interest lobbyists, big-money politics, and rapacious corporations won an election in a historic move that could shake up and remake American politics. And Bernie Sanders did, too. Donald Trump triumphed in the GOP primary bagging about a third of the vote. He lapped the rest of the pack, while John Kasich placed second with about 16 percent, and Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio clumped together at about 11 percent. Trump's conquest of the GOP came after the xenophobic tycoon reality-show star honed his populist message in a manner that echoed Sanders' approach. Sanders, the democratic socialist who only recently identified as a Democrat, bested Hillary Clinton, the poster child for the Democratic establishment, by about 20 points. This was a commanding showing for Sanders, after the Clinton campaign tried mightily—with Bill Clinton deriding Sanders' supporters—to close the gap to single ...
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The Supreme Court May Have Nuked the Paris Climate Deal 10.2.2016 Wired Top Stories
Today, the US Supreme Court turned the US's promise to fight climate change into a solid ...
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Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold 10.2.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A divided U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.
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Supreme Court puts Obama’s Clean Power Plan on hold 10.2.2016 Boston Globe: Latest
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are ...
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Donald Trump Just Won The New Hampshire Primary. Here’s What His Presidency Would Look Like. 10.2.2016 Think Progres

It would be extreme.

The post Donald Trump Just Won The New Hampshire Primary. Here’s What His Presidency Would Look Like. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Supreme Court blocks Obama’s carbon emissions plan 10.2.2016 The Moderate Voice
U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington February 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by blocking federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the centerpiece of his administration’s strategy to combat climate change. On a 5-4 vote, the court granted a request made by 27 states [...]

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Supreme Court halts Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change 10.2.2016 Chicago Tribune: Nation
A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. The surprising move is a blow to the administration and a victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states and ...
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Next snow Sunday, 40s and rain next week? 10.2.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Our Jekyll and Hyde winter continues.
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Supreme Court deals blow to Obama by putting his climate change rules on hold 10.2.2016 LA Times: Nation

The Supreme Court dealt a surprising setback to President Obama on Tuesday by putting his climate change policy on hold while a coalition of coal producers and Republican-led states challenge its legality.

The justices, by a 5-4 vote, issued an unusual emergency order that blocks the Environmental...

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BREAKING: The Supreme Court Just Gave The Finger To Obama’s Plan To Slow Climate Change 10.2.2016 Think Progres

The order casts a cloud of doubt over whether the United States of America is capable of taking steps needed to mitigate climate change.

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Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold 10.2.2016 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved....
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Australia's chief scientist says he was not warned about CSIRO climate cuts 10.2.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Alan Finkel tells Senate estimates he only found out about the shedding of 350 staff from climate change research when it was publicly announced

Australia’s chief scientist, Alan Finkel, said he was not told about cuts to CSIRO’s climate change research prior to it being publicly announced, and said continuing the organisation’s work would not be simple.

At Senate estimates on Wednesday, Finkel was asked by Labor senator Kim Carr when he found out the CSIRO would be cutting 350 staff over two years from climate change research programs. “When they were publicly announced,” Finkel responded.

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Supreme court to halt enforcement of Obama's sweeping climate change plan 10.2.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

By temporarily freezing the rule, the high court’s order raises fears that the centerpiece of the president’s clean power plan could be overturned

The supreme court agreed to block the enforcement of Barack Obama’s clean power plan on Tuesday, raising fears that the centerpiece of his climate-change plan could be overturned.

In a surprise move, the judges put a temporary freeze on the plan until a Washington DC circuit court of appeals hears challenges from a coalition of industry officials and more than two dozen mainly Republican states. Arguments are scheduled for 2 June.

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Misleading Study Claims Only Poor Countries Will Suffer Greatly From Climate Change 10.2.2016 Think Progres

A new study claims climate change will harm poor countries a great deal and rich countries very little. That's only half right. Here's why.

The post Misleading Study Claims Only Poor Countries Will Suffer Greatly From Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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House Democrats push forward goals for Colorado climate change plan 10.2.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado House Democrats passed a bill Tuesday to add measurable goals and deadlines to the state's plan to fight climate change.
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Key Dem embraces Obama oil tax 10.2.2016 The Hill
Democrats appear to see the $10-per-barrel oil tax as a political winner.
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Meet The Texas Flood Survivor Who Flew To New Hampshire To Confront Ted Cruz About Climate Change 9.2.2016 Think Progres

Texas resident Renee Boschert, who lived through historic floods last spring, approached Sen. Ted Cruz (R) in New Hampshire to talk to him about climate change,

The post Meet The Texas Flood Survivor Who Flew To New Hampshire To Confront Ted Cruz About Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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A Skeptic Infiltrates a Cruise for Conspiracy Theorists 9.2.2016 Wired Top Stories
Conspira-Sea is a seven-day cruise where fringe thinkers can discuss everything from crop circles to mind control on the open ...
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