Fed Jobless Aid Keeps Families Out of Poverty, Workers in Job Hunt, Time Short for Congress to Renew
NEW YORK December 4, 2013 - Unless Congress reauthorizes federal jobless aid before the House of Representatives breaks for holiday recess on December 13th, millions of unemployed workers and their families will lose a vital connection to the labor market and risk falling into immediate economic hardship, with dire consequences for years to come,...
Washington, DC December 4, 2013 — The federal scientist whose sightings of drowned polar bears galvanized public understanding of climate change in the Arctic has retired as part of a settlement of his whistleblower complaint against the U.S. Department of Interior. The agreement, posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), ends...
Dec. 3, 2013 - Underestimated greenhouse gas emissions, short-sighted economic benefits and serious threats to human health are just some of the worrisome new findings emerging from the United States — home to a natural gas boom driven by fracking — that undermine any case that natural gas is a ‘clean' or climate-friendly source...