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Global Warming Legislation Heating Up!

Date: Monday, April 20th, 2009, 4:00 p.m. EST

Featuring:
David Yarnold, Executive Director
Steve Cochran, Director, National Climate Campaign

Congress has fired the starting gun on the most important legislative fight of our lives. Just last week, Congressmen Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Ed Markey (D- MA) released a draft climate and energy bill that could unleash America’s green energy future and combat global warming.

Listen to this up-to-the-minute discussion on the challenges and opportunities we face in the next seven weeks.

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Where Do We Go From Here? The New Politics of Climate Change

President-elect Obama is committed to taking action on Climate Change, but there are many competing priorities on the agenda. It will be a heavy lift, but at Environmental Defense Fund, we see an opportunity of a lifetime to address global warming in ways that will benefit the environment AND the economy.

Date: Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, 1:00 p.m. EST

Featuring:
Fred Krupp, President
Steve Cochran, Director, National Climate Campaign

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Conference Call: Can Congress Change Climate?

Featuring:

David Yarnold, Executive Director
Steve Cochran, National Climate Campaign Director

Despite promises from both sides of the aisle and support of all remaining presidential candidates, there are still formidable barriers.

June 6 call: Analyzing the Senate’s progress:

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May 27 call: Strategies and Concerns:

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Conference Call: Global Warming Mobilization

Steve Cochran updates EDF members on the prospects of passing global warming legislation this year, outlines what activists can do to help, and answers questions. On this first activist conference call, more than 100 people participated. Sam Parry, Manager of Online Membership and Activism, moderates.

This call was held on Friday, March 28, 2008 at 2:00 PM Eastern.

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Conference Call: Biofuels – the Great Green Hope?

The Energy Bill of 2007 mandates the production of 36 billion gallons of alternative fuels by 2022. What does that mean for the environment? Will food costs skyrocket? And how about our greenhouse gases? As Environmental Defense presses for effective national climate legislation, how will the politics of biofuels impact the legislative battle?

This call was held on Monday, March 3, 2008 at 1:00 PM Eastern.

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Conference Call: Landmark Vote on Climate Security Act in Senate

Key committee members voted to report the Climate Security Act to the Senate floor — a big step forward in tackling global warming. President Fred Krupp and Climate Campaign Chairman Steve Cochran discuss the latest developments.

The call was held on Monday, December 10, 2007 at 1:30 PM Eastern.

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