Jekyll and Hyde Trick: Fossil Fuel Industry Backs Climate Reforms While Quietly Financing Lobby to Kill Them

BY ON December 12, 2014
This piece originally appeared on Republic Report. LIMA, PERU — Several fossil fuel interests are here at the United Nations climate negotiations, putting on their best public face in support of reducing carbon emissions. Despite the lofty rhetoric, with some pledging to lead the way in reducing carbon...

TOPICS: California, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Economics

5 Reasons We Need Tougher Ozone Standards

BY ON December 10, 2014
This post was written by Elena Craft, an Environmental Defense Fund health scientist and expert on air toxics issues: The Environmental Protection Agency last week released much-awaited, tighter standards for smog pollution, common-sense protections that will save lives and safeguard human health from one of...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, EPA, Ozone