Category: News

Republicans & Democrats Agree: U.S. Security Demands Global Climate Action

Press Release
PSA Bipartisan Climate Security Statement
October 22, 2015

For years, America’s intelligence community and armed services have recognized climate change as a threat to U.S. national security – shaping a world that is more unstable, resource-constrained, violent, and disaster-prone. This issue is critically important to the world’s most experienced security planners. The impacts are real, and the costs of inaction are unacceptable. America’s elected leaders and private sector must think past tomorrow to focus on this growing problem, and take action at home and abroad.

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Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords launches new gun control initiative

By Bill Theobald
USA Today
October 8, 2015

WASHINGTON — Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot and seriously wounded in 2011, is planning a new initiative to address gun violence against women and families.

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Our energy problems need the wisdom of the Pope, but Washington politics gives us Trump Fortune

By Stacey Higginbotham
September 28, 2015

Washington is a mess, but here’s what we can do, according to industry experts at Fortune’s Brainstorm E conference in Austin, Texas.

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Q&A: Former Gov. Whitman on Nuclear’s Promise – and its Limits

By Alan Neuhauser
U.S. News & World Report
September 28, 2015

Christine Todd Whitman could be called a realist.

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25 of the Most Powerful Voices on Climate Change Brought to You by The Weather Channel

By Anastasia Pantsios
Eco Watch
June 10, 2015

Some very prominent voices have gotten a lot of media attention for their comments on climate change, including President Obama and Pope Francis. And there are people within the scientific community who have been speaking out for years, providing us with information and thoughtful insights.

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Whitman visits East Tennessee to promote nuclear energy

By MJ Slaby
Knoxville News-Sentinel
April 30, 2015

Christine Todd Whitman, co-chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition, knows most people don’t think about nuclear energy as much as she does.

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Former Bush EPA chief says Watts Bar, nuclear power helps deal with climate change

By Dave Flessner
Chattanooga Times Free Press
April 29, 2015

SPRING CITY, Tenn. — To curb carbon emissions and global temperatures, a former EPA administrator under President George W. Bush said today that adding more reactors like the one TVA is building at its Watts Bar Nuclear Plant here are critical to America’s future.

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NJ Conservation welcomes two former governors

My Central Jersey
April 18, 2015

FAR HILLS – New Jersey Conservation Foundation has elected media executive Stephen W. Parker of Bernardsville to its Board of Trustees, and former Governors James Florio and Christine Todd Whitman as Honorary Trustees.

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Republicans take aim at climate change regulations

By Michael Knigge
January 28. 2015

Congressional Republicans are in tune with their constituents. A new Pew poll found that Republicans have a highly favorable view of the Department of Defense, the CIA and NASA. They are much less fond of certain other governmental bodies like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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How Green Is Barack Obama?

Politico Magazine
December 4, 2014

President Obama’s sixth year in office might be his greenest yet, with new Environmental Protection Agency rules to reduce power plant emissions and ozone pollutants, plus what he called a “historic” climate agreement with China. Some even say these are the boldest environmental steps the United States has taken since the 1970 Clean Air Act.

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