Eileen Claussen

Jun. 06, 2014

The EPA's New Proposal to Curb Carbon Emissions

The EPA's proposal sets a 30 percent decrease in power plant carbon emissions by 2030.

climate, environment, carbon emissions, power plants, environmental protection agency, epa, eileen claussen, center for climate and energy solutions, energy, pollution

Feb. 01, 2013

Are We Losing the Race Against Climate Change?

China burns as much coal as the rest of the world combined. But it also leads in clean tech, and has a national climate change policy in place. A look at how the world is tackling climate change--with or without us.

climate change, global climate, global warming, weather patterns, hurricanes, flooding, consequences of climate change, storms, temperatures

Oct. 16, 2009

Climate Policy Who's Who

We get the forecast for domestic climate change policy in the months ahead.

climate change, global warming

Apr. 18, 2008

New U.S. Climate Change Goals?

This week, President Bush announced a new set of national goals related to climate change and called for a stop to growth in greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. We'll talk about the goals proposed by the White House, and why some say they don't go far enoug

climate, greenhouse, global warming

Nov. 02, 2007

Global Climate Change Update

Scientists say carbon dioxide levels in our atmosphere are shooting up faster than anyone predicted. What does that mean for climate change -- and for plans to limit carbon emissions?

climate, global warming, climate change, environment

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\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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