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Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Clean Air Laws Don’t Kill Jobs; Pollution, Climate Change Do

By Peter Lehner Ron Craft is a fourth-generation cotton ginner in Plains, Texas struggling through a tough year.Earlier in the fall, he predicted business would drop by 75 percent, and he knew he wouldn’t be able to hire as many workers. “I’ve got those people that come back every year depending on me for a

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

New Study Links Climate Change to Higher Medical Costs

By Frances Beinecke  When I speak to lawmakers and business leaders about the costs of climate change, they tend to think in terms of damaged property and lost agricultural revenue. Certainly the fires in Texas and the...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Climate Change Means Higher Medical Costs

By Frances Beinecke When I speak to lawmakers and business leaders about the costs of climate change, they tend to think in terms of damaged property and lost agricultural revenue. Certainly the fires in Texas and the flooding...