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Happy BLUE Year!
by Sean Cosgrove

Happy Blue Year! With all the great progress we are making CLF is expecting 2010 to be one of the best years for America’s oceans and coasts yet. Earlier this week we declared a pretty major victory in Massachusetts with the completion of the much anticipated Mass Ocean Plan.  Not to be outdone, President Obama’s hardworking Ocean Policy Task Force is driving towards the…

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Massachusetts Ocean Plan Starts the Year Off Right
by Sean Cosgrove

Yesterday the Commonwealth of Massachusetts released the final management for all of the state’s ocean waters. Despite centuries of land use planning experience in the US, this is the first time in history that a state has developed such a comprehensive approach to planning uses of the ocean. This is a true victory for our oceans…

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History of Cap and Trade Podcast
by Seth Kaplan

Determined journalist from Renewable Energy World takes the time in a long form NPR/radio style podcast to dig into this important topic.   If you are deeply ideologically committed to either “cap and trade” or to a carbon tax you should not listen to the last 5 or 10 minutes – or maybe you should .…

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The media ignoring global warming – a crisis ignored is a crisis unaddressed
by Seth Kaplan

Former NY Times Reporter Andrew Revkin – now Senior Fellow at the Pace University Center for Applied Environmental Studies while still writing and moderating the NY Times Dot Earth blog – provides a good overview of how the media has fundamentally under reported the climate story drawing upon this cool diagram. This is the challenge…

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CLF Statement on Rhode Island Wind Contract
by Brian Barth

In response to the filing today with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of a signed long-term contract for wind energy, the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), today issued the following statement.