Tag: gmu

A Constituency to Combat Climate Change

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 09/23/13 By Michael Shank and US Congressman Paul Tonko On Friday, the Obama Administration announced greenhouse gas emission limits on new power plants. We applaud this development and appreciate the meaningful step forward it provides. Much of the conversation about this progress concerns coal-fired power […]

Fed Up With Climate Change Apathy

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 09/19/13 By Michael Shank This week, as U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power regarding the administration’s climate change policy, there was the palpable absence of constituent opinion. […]

New GMU-Yale Survey: US Civil Disobedience To Target Climate Inaction

NATIONAL JOURNAL 08/19/13 By Michael Shank A report released this week on how the American public is thinking and talking about climate change — published by the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication — may startle policymakers and the private […]