James Connaughton

Wed, 2008-01-23 08:30Ross Gelbspan
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Looking for a Sustainable Role Model for the US? Think Latvia

From the New York Times: 

A new international ranking of environmental performance puts the United States at the bottom of the Group of 8 industrialized nations and 39th among the 149 countries on the list.

European nations dominate the top places in the ranking, which evaluates sanitation, greenhouse gas emissions, agricultural policies, air pollution and 20 other measures. 

Fri, 2006-09-29 09:44Ross Gelbspan
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Bush: Nine States and 163 Nations Can't Be Right

White House Says No Change on US Carbon Strategy

 

Planetark.org, Sept. 29, 2006

 

NEW YORK - The Bush administration has no plans to ease its opposition to national limits on greenhouse gas output despite talk that a change may be under consideration, a White House spokeswoman said on Thursday.

Fri, 2006-07-21 12:05Ross Gelbspan
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White House Environmental Chief Launches Stealth Attack on Climate Science

James Connaughton, head of the White House Environmental Office (CEQ)James Connaughton told Congress:  “There’s a lot of agreement … on warming…We begin to get into issues [of disagreement] about the extent to which humans are a problem.”

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