June

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Obama talks clean energy jobs, LA launches solar rooftop program

President Obama included  job creation in his climate change speech June 25, while Los Angeles launched the largest-ever urban solar rooftop program.

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Obama climate change speech important, but just a step

Obama argued for the necessity of tackling climate change. Al Gore said it was the "best presidential address on climate" ever.

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Miami could become "American Atlantis;" Obama talks climate

Even if slashing carbon output won't prevent the floodpocalypse that awaits Miami, it will certainly help. And President Obama made significant headway on that front today at a speech in Georgetown University.

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Nurses march across Golden Gate Bridge to protest Keystone

SAN FRANCISCO - Members of the National Nurses United union and environmentalist allies marched on June 20 across San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge in the latest show of opposition to the proposed and controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Emission Impossible: Obama plans to cut carbon output

As part of a planned comprehensive climate change strategy, President Obama will announce an effort in July to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.