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Fired-up Kucinich: We’re reducing earth to a ‘smoking, glowing, oily mess’

As gallons of oil continue to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) invoked God on the House floor Friday in an impassioned 90-second plea to end our dependence on fossil fuels and preserve “mother earth” with a clean energy economy. “The creator gave us a paradise,”…

Climate expert: Energy bill doomed without ‘all-out push’ from White House

Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) are set to unveil a comprehensive energy and climate change bill in the Senate Wednesday, but a lauded expert on the issue warned that the measure won’t pass this year without forceful leadership from President Barack Obama – and would likely be…