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5 Climate Hawks Who Won on Tuesday

Climate-minded voters were pleased to see President Obama reelected on Tuesday, and to hear him call out "the destructive power of a warming planet" in his victory speech. But they also scored some notable wins in state houses and Congress this year. Here are five "climate hawks" that will take office in 2013.

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Is Maine experiencing more 'extreme' precipitation?

According to a Maine-based environmental advocacy group, there is evidence that Maine has been experiencing warmer temperatures and more “extreme precipitation” events in recent years.

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Environmental advocates caution Mainers about potential for tar sands oil to go through state pipeline

A group of environmental advocates believe they have evidence that oil giant ExxonMobil — and perhaps even Gov. Paul LePage — are backing a plan to push controversial tar sands oil through an aging pipeline across Maine.

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Maine offshore wind topic of new report

A new report spells out what has to be done to make offshore wind power off Maine's coast a reality.

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Report: Tax Incentives Vital for Wind Power Development

Renewable energy advocates in Maine issued a report today spelling out what they believe must be done to make offshore wind power a reality. The report details what supporters see as the economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind in Maine. 

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