In an executive order signed on Monday, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger committed to getting a third of California’s electricity from renewable sources by 2020.
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Will Obama lead us in a dance of creation of renewable energy policies and environmental preservation?
I’ve been reading all week about Bush’s desire for a smooth transition–a “seamless handoff” to the Obama administration.
John Podesta, co-chair of Barack Obama’s transition team, indicated on Sunday that the president-elect would quickly use executive powers to reverse several Bush-era administrative rules, a few of which would have an immediate impact on U.S. environmental policy.
It wasn’t just the economy on voters minds this election, or perhaps people realize that energy and economy go hand in hand.
Americans have heard a great deal about hope and change during this election season. Together, those two words evoke a compelling vision for the future of our nation.
Obama gets that personal action on climate change is important, but he also gets that it’s not sufficient.
Fox News’ Carl Cameron reports that a McCain-Palin rift began to develop, and was due in no small part to Gov. Palin’s lack of knowledge of basic civics, politics, and geography – and her unwillingness to prepare more thoroughly in light of those those deficiencies.
There is no doubt that yesterday’s US presidential election was a historic event. No matter who you supported in the race, the fact that Americans elected a multiracial president is a significant event in a country where African Americans were once slaves.
Despite the uphill struggles faced by Kenya’s environmentalists, the tourism industry is definitely doing its part to save the country’s fragile wilderness.
If you think you’ve heard words like change, climate change, and gasoline a lot from our presidential candidates, you’re right. The Global Language Monitor, which has been tracking the entire Obama/McCain showdown, puts them as the top three “buzzwords” in this election.
If elected, Obama would be the first president to group emissions blamed for global warming into a category of pollutants that includes lead and carbon monoxide. Senator John McCain of Arizona, has not said how he would treat CO2 under the act.
Is it possible that mad-campaigning and fuel consumption of these final efforts is ringing warning bells with the average voter, wondering when gas prices will fall and whether they can heat their homes this winter?
As of last Friday, the number of Nobel Laureates endorsing Barack Obama for president has risen to 76, saying Obama will end Bush-era trashing of scientific research, integrity, and competitiveness.
Yes, it seems the Republicans will do almost anything to keep voters away from the polls. Of course, they aren’t the only ones.