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LCV Press Release Archive: 2007

Bush administration’s outrageous actions underscore need for next president to commit to fighting global climate change

New Year’s resolutions: cut tax subsidies for Big Oil and pass federal Renewable Electricity Standard

Sen. John McCain clearly superior to other GOP candidates on addressing global warming; Democratic candidates all show strong commitment

More work needed to cut tax subsidies for Big Oil and encourage investment in clean, renewable energy

Senate falls one vote short of cloture on energy bill

Debate organizers deserve credit for raising the issue of global warming in today's debate

LCV Encourages other networks and journalists to hold the presidential candidates accountable

Votes with minority to block Senate action on House-passed energy bill

LCV denounces obstruction, vows to fight on

Historic vote increases fuel efficiency for automobiles to 35 miles per gallon by 2020 and requires that 15% of our electricity come from clean, renewable energy by 2020

Bill now heads to Senate floor

Bill seen as major opportunity to pursue clean, renewable energy

Event was first-ever of its kind in America

Event sponsored by Grist and PRI's Living On Earth

New York Times - Nov. 13 edition

Edwards has long record of leadership on environmental issues on both the community and national levels

Plan includes mandatory cap-and-trade program to cut production of carbon dioxide and other pollutants

Groups applaud Gilchrest's outstanding leadership on protecting the Chesapeake Bay and on clean energy issues

Events held nationwide in support of plan to fight climate crisis

Letter signed by mayors, representing over 1 Million Palmetto State residents, represents the largest effort by mayors on any issue in the early voting states

Bill is good first step toward curbing global warming

Most recent entry shows how California wildfires are a devastating risk of global warming

White House omits two-thirds of the Director of the Center for Disease Control's testimony on the heath threats posed by global warming

America's Climate Security Act marks an important step by this Congress to address the urgent problem of global warming

Gore has elevated the national debate on global warming solutions

LCV President Gene Karpinski issues statement applauding the comprehensive plan

List highlights 20 members who took money from polluting energy interests and voted the wrong way on clean solutions to global warming

Donors are briefing candidates in private meetings, at fundraisers and house parties

New Hampshire voters continue to urge the candidates to address global warming

Profiles reveal candidate records and enviro agenda, plans for first 100 days in office