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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
DW
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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Extreme Weather Events are the New Normal: New Jersey Must Plan Ahead

By Catharine A Kapura
Commerce: The Business Of New Jersey
November 6, 2014

“It is important for New Jersey to plan ahead for rising sea levels, increasingly frequent and severe storms, and the potential for drought and floods,” says Goc. Whitman, a principal at The Whitman Strategy Group.

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Republican EPA Chiefs to Congress: Act on Climate

By Dina Cappiello
Associated Press
June 23, 2014

Top environmental regulators for four Republican presidents told Congress on Wednesday what many Republican lawmakers won’t: Action is needed on global warming.

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4 former Republican EPA chiefs laud power plant rule in Senate hearing: E&E News

By Jean Chemnick
E&E News
June 18, 2014

Four former Republican U.S. EPA administrators praised the agency’s climate change rule for existing power plants today in a Senate hearing room packed with coal miners expressing fear that the proposal would strangle their industry.

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Reagan, Nixon, and Bush Officials Push Congress to Act on Global Warming

By Jason Plautz
National Journal
June 18, 2014

Cabinet members from four Republican administrations Wednesday made a plea for federal action to address climate change, citing new evidence that public opinion is shifting in favor of it.

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