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Obama taps Arkansas utility chief for FERC

By Zack Colman | 08/29/14 08:21 AM

Obama taps Arkansas utility chief for FERC

President Obama tapped Colette Honorable, the Democratic utility regulatory chief in Arkansas who's earned praise from both sides of the aisle in Washington, as nominee for commissioner at the federal electric grid regulator.
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Chasm divides parties on climate change

Chasm divides parties on climate change

By Zack Colman | 08/28/14 05:51 PM

Democrats ranked climate change as the most pressing global problem facing the U.S., while Republicans find it the least urgent, a poll said.
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UN climate chief: Global warming a public health issue

UN climate chief: Global warming a public health issue

By Zack Colman | 08/28/14 12:26 PM

Christiana Figueres argues that older, dirtier forms of energy are likely the first to be eliminated under a deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Doing so would improve public health by reducing air pollutants and slashing heat-trapping carbon emissions.
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