Tag Archives: Ohio

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Ohio can’t afford the GOP’s massive giveaway to the oil & gas industry

In March 2012, the Ohio House of Representatives introduced HB 487, a bill which included changes to the way that Ohio taxes oil and gas extraction in the state. Ohio’s… Read more »

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Welcome to tropical Cleveland, part 2: The social & political roots of heat-related mortality

In my last post, I explored some recent research that outlined projections of climate change in Cleveland and its potential to drive an increase in heat waves. But climate/weather is… Read more »

PD editorial on Obama’s climate plan is lazy, wrong & shortsighted

Last Sunday (June 30), the editorial board of The Plain Dealer published an editorial titled “Don’t bypass Congress on climate-change policy,” which criticized President Obama’s climate policy speech at Georgetown on June 25. In the… Read more »

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Bill Seitz has sure changed his tune on Ohio’s Advanced Energy Portfolio Standard

On May 1, 2008, then-Governor Ted Strickland signed Substitute Senate Bill 221 (SB 221), making Ohio one of 29 states (plus DC) in the country to establish energy efficiency resource standards… Read more »