N.H. environmentalists lament EPA bashing, lack of science support within GOP field

By Shira Schoenberg Boston Globe November 16, 2011 As the Republican presidential candidates descend on New Hampshire, Rick Russman, a former GOP state senator who leads backpacking trips to the Rocky Mountains, feels “a little lost in the wilderness.” Russman is unenthusiastic about the 2012 candidates, several of whom have denied climate change and advocated the rollback of environmental regulations. [...]

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Nuclear power needs to remain central to our energy mix

By Christine Todd Whitman The Hill 15 November, 2011 Today, the U.S. is undergoing a decisive change in how we use and produce energy. A green revolution is seeing wind and solar power grow at unprecedented rates. In the first five months of 2011, wind generation had grown by 35 percent, and solar generation grew by 49 percent over the same time period in 2010. Coal generation, for comparison, saw a 5 percent decrease in that same timespan. [...]

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