Falling into the category of “I guess it’s better than nothing,” the state of Georgia has passed a bill that will use economic stimulus funds to provide retroactive grants to organizations that have already installed clean energy projects.
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Back in September, rumors began circulating that the famous actor Val Kilmer was considering a run for governor of New Mexico in 2010. He’s now confirmed the rumors.
Estimates vary, but the general consensus is that internationally, the illegal wildlife trade ranks at least second or third in its volume and profitability, only behind the trade of drugs and guns. It’s thought to be a billion dollar industry annually in the U.S. alone. The World Wildlife Federation says its “the second-biggest threat to species after habitat destruction.”
Obama gets that personal action on climate change is important, but he also gets that it’s not sufficient.
The lands that will be opened are in Alaska and 11 western states. It is believed that the geothermal energy in time could provide electricity to 5.5 million homes.
In anticipation of tomorrow night’s vice-presidential debate, it’s probably a safe bet to put your money on energy as one of the topics that’s likely to fire up the discussion.
The efforts of Bush to protect oceans would likewise be welcome, especially given his administration’s lack of regard and disdain for other environmental issues.
The latest political celebrity scuttlebutt is that famous American actor Val Kilmer might be considering a run for Governor of New Mexico in 2010.
Perhaps I’m mistaken, but it seems that some Canadians like to use vivid examples from nature to help illustrate their political talking points. Several days ago, the Conservative Party’s website featured an attack ad that utilized a bird pooping on Stephane Dion, the leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, to enhance the negative message’s effect. Steven […]
Barack Obama changed his stance this weekend on whether or not we should open new areas to drill for oil offshore. He now says that we should allow for some more drilling to occur if this drilling is part of a larger package of legislation that would move the United States’ energy needs toward a cleaner, greener, and more self-sufficient future.
Chuck Hagel has Become a Sexy and Intriguing Running Mate Option for Barack Obama. But What Does He Think About Environmental Issues?
Not only would a dual-party ticket be refreshing to some of us, but it could provide evidence to support Obama’s claim that he wants to work with Republicans rather than participate in a tit-for-tat Washington culture.
Florida Governor Charlie Crist endorsed John McCain right before the Florida Republican primary. His endorsement might have been a significant factor in McCain winning the Florida primary, and subsequently the Republican nomination. Speculation began immediately thereafter that Crist might make a great running mate for McCain, given his popularity in Florida, and his potential ability […]