Tag Archives: climate change

A Green Building Program that Doesn’t Allow Combustion In Homes?

RTAblog_2015_0210_GasCooktopIs this our direction? No gas stove? No fireplace? Some people would argue that means no comfort.… Read more

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Keystone XL Public Comment Period Now Open

The U.S. Department of State has opened a public comment period for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. You have until March 7th to share your opinion!… Read more

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Carbon Isn’t the Only Concern for Electricity Production, This Chemical Is Critical Too!

RTAblog_2013_0725_CoalPowerPlantCarbon gets all the attention in discussions about energy production. Carbon emissions from power plants making electricity are blamed for climate change yet we don’t talk about a chemical critical to our survival.… Read more

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Addressing Climate Change in a Changing Political Climate

RTAblog_2013_0625_CoalPowerPlantPresident Obama addressed the issue of climate change in a policy speech at George Washington University yesterday afternoon. This collection of notes is intended to provide more detail than the media coverage and responses to the President’s speech.… Read more

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Why Are Some Americans Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline?

In the recent US presidential campaign, the Keystone XL Pipeline got some attention from both candidates. The proposed pipeline would carry oil from tar sands in Canada to refineries in the United States. So why are some Americans fighting the … Read more

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What Topic Was Left Out of the Presidential Race for the First Time Since 1984?

RTA_blog_2012_1106_ClimateChangeDuring the 2012 campaigns for President of the United States, one topic was conspicuously absent from the discussion. Climate change was never mentioned during the debates despite organized campaigns to bring up the topic. That got us wondering why…… Read more

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