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"Acid Test" on "Good Morning America"; Fixing Climate Change and Creating Jobs, TVs and Energy-Efficiency Standards, Wastewater in Lake Michigan, and Grizzly Bears Threatened by Climate Change


Posted November 19, 2009

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Sigourney Weaver appeared on ABC's Good Morning America to promote the NRDC film Acid Test; on the show she explained that ocean acidification is linked to climate change and is already causing damage to organisms in our oceans... On Jake Schmidt stressed that U.S.-China discussions on climate change should focus on job creation, and posited that world leaders will likely to finalize a climate agreement within the next year... An Associated Press article quoted Noah Horowitz on the California Energy Commission's approval of the nation's first energy-efficiency standards for new televisions; the article was picked up by the New York Times, ABC News and Houston Chronicle, among others ...


On Chicago Public Radio Ann Alexander highlighted the weaknesses and shortcomings of a proposed permit that would regulate wastewater discharge into Lake Michigan from a Gary, Indiana U.S. Steel plant... Louisa Willcox discussed how grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park are being impacted by climate change in the Christian Science Monitor... KPCC Radio quoted David Pettit on the differences between the diesel pollution reduction plan of the port of Los Angeles and that of the port of Long Beach... A China Daily article about a China-focused climate change seminar held in New York credited Barbara Finamore for giving a fair appraisal of the progress China has made on clean energy and carbon pollution reduction...

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