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Bidder 70

Bidder 70

In 2008 a young environmental activist named Tim DeChristopher bid on 13 parcels of land quietly put up for auction by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the waning days of the Bush Administration. This land was part of a larger offering by the BLM of federal public land in an attempt to open it up to oil and gas exploration. The majority of the land was near national parks in southern Utah.

Feds to Eliminate One-Quarter of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 10 Years

Feds to Eliminate One-Quarter of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 10 Years

President Barack Obama today announced that the federal government will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent by 2020.

G-20 Countries Will Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

G-20 Countries Will Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

G-20 government leaders today concluded the Pittsburgh Summit with a commitment to phase out fossil fuel subsidies over the medium term while providing targeted support for the poorest households. The leaders said that this unprecedented move is expected to encourage energy conservation, improve energy security, and kick-start their commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.