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  • National Academy Of Sciences | Conservation New Hampshire
    of new reports on Wednesday May 19th at the request of congress that strengthens their previous position that climate change poses significant risks and calling for immediate action to curb use of fossil fuels Read More Tags Climate Energy climate change National Academy of Sciences No Comments Read the rest of this entry Search for Popular Posts LCHIP Announces 2010 Grant Recipients 2924 view s MacDowell Colony A Haven For

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/tag/national-academy-of-sciences/ (2016-05-02)
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  • NH Residents Favor US Leadership on Climate | Conservation New Hampshire
    adults understand that reducing global warming will take sacrifices from all of us and that they are ready to make some changes 67 are willing to have their monthly electric bill increased to reduce carbon emissions 69 agree that solving global warming now will cost less money than if we wait until later This issue will continue to be debated during the 2010 election both nationally and in NH Given this debate candidates should note 47 of NH adults would have a less favorable opinion of their member of Congress if they voted AGAINST a plan to require factories and power plants to reduce their global warming pollution by 70 by the year 2050 New Hampshire voters want to see an energy policy that increases our energy independence reduces our reliance on hostile nations for fossil fuels and creates new jobs and industries here at home It is important to note that since the poll was conducted there have been several changes to the national lay of the land in regards to climate and energy policy Soon after the survey was completed a massive oil spill occurred in the Gulf of Mexico The spill and its effect on the environment and regional economy will undoubtedly have an impact on how voters view energy and climate issues over the short and long term In addition to the oil spill late April saw the unveiling of the Kerry Lieberman American Power Act federal legislation that would create a cap and trade system to limit and put a price on greenhouse gas emissions While the announcement of the American Power Act has not received the same media attention and public scrutiny that the oil spill has its announcement does mark a significant development in the emerging policy debate The attention these two events

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  • American Power Act | Conservation New Hampshire
    Power Act Climate Energy climate change Jeanne Shaheen Judd Gregg poll Republicans 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry How NH loses 2 6 billion every year Posted on May 18 2010 by Jim O Brien In case you haven t noticed New Hampshire isn t rich in the sources of the fossil fuels we rely upon In fact since we do not have any oil propane coal natural

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  • Jeanne Shaheen | Conservation New Hampshire
    gas emissions according to the results of a recently conducted poll Conservation New Hampshire and Clean Air Cool Planet commissioned the UNH Survey Center to conduct a poll of New Hampshire voters in order to gauge opinions surrounding Read More Tags American Power Act Climate Energy climate change Jeanne Shaheen Judd Gregg poll Republicans 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry Search for Popular Posts LCHIP Announces 2010 Grant

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  • Poll | Conservation New Hampshire
    emissions according to the results of a recently conducted poll Conservation New Hampshire and Clean Air Cool Planet commissioned the UNH Survey Center to conduct a poll of New Hampshire voters in order to gauge opinions surrounding Read More Tags American Power Act Climate Energy climate change Jeanne Shaheen Judd Gregg poll Republicans 1 Comment Read the rest of this entry Search for Popular Posts LCHIP Announces 2010 Grant Recipients

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/tag/poll/ (2016-05-02)
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  • NH’s Coal Dependency | Conservation New Hampshire
    economy and will compare coal spending to our much smaller spending in New Hampshire on a lower cost energy source that produces several times more New Hampshire jobs energy efficiency The report will show that New Hampshire ranks number one in coal import dependency among the states by one yardstick and in the top ten by another Alan Nogee and Ken Colburn will present the UCS report and additional data on the economic impact of New Hampshire s heavy reliance on imported coal as an energy source Alan Nogee is Union of Concerned Scientists Director of Climate and Energy Strategy and Policy Climate and Energy Program and a lead expert on the coal imports report Alan Nogee brings more than 30 years of experience to UCS as an energy analyst and advocate He has testified on environmental and clean energy issues before subcommittees of the U S Senate and House of Representatives and legislatures or regulatory agencies in Massachusetts Connecticut Vermont New Hampshire and New Jersey He has assisted organizations throughout the country involved in developing clean energy policy Mr Nogee serves on the national Green Power Board which oversees the Green e certification process and on the board of directors of Wind Energy Works and the Renewable Energy Policy Project Ken Colburn launched Symbiotic Strategies an independent consultancy in early 2005 to pursue his professional interest in climate change energy public policy and the intersection of environmental and economic opportunity Since then Ken has helped lead several state climate action planning processes with the Center for Climate Strategies and provided strategic assistance to foundations progressive companies and non governmental organizations in their efforts to address climate and energy issues Previously Ken was Executive Director of the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management NESCAUM and prior to that he

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/climate-energy/nhs-coal-dependency/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Polling | Conservation New Hampshire
    20th at 2 00 PM We all know that NH produces no oil and that every dollar we import to heat our homes and run our cars flows out of state and out of the US draining Read More Tags Climate Energy climate change coal New Hampshire polling No Comments Read the rest of this entry Search for Popular Posts LCHIP Announces 2010 Grant Recipients 2924 view s MacDowell Colony

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  • Sponsoring Sponsors of Terrorism | Conservation New Hampshire
    a serious threat to our hemisphere said Sen LeMieux R FL We first reported last week that New Hampshire sends a whopping 2 6 billion out of the state annually importing petroleum products The same Office of Energy and Planning document we cited also states that we spent a total 4 28 billion in 2007 for fossil fuels including coal and uranium of which 80 leaves the state about 3 4 billion We now know that at least 59 million traces back directly to a nation with highly irrational leadership and hostile diplomatic relations towards the US We can assume the total amount of energy dollars NH sends to entities under the control of Hugo Chavez including revenues from petroleum is significantly higher We have the resources here in New Hampshire and nationally to end our dependence on foreign energy sources A good place to start is ending the stream of cash to people who don t like us Opponents of energy reform may imply that getting off fossil fuels will raise energy costs What then will the cost be if we continue to fund our enemies The main coal company in Venezuela is Carbozulia a state owned former subsidiary

    Original URL path: http://conservationnh.org/climate-energy/sponsoring-sponsors-of-terrorism/ (2016-05-02)
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