New polling out Tuesday from Data for Progress revealed U.S. voters by a wide margin want a president and Congress who prioritizes clean energy and addressing the climate crisis, a good sign for presumed Democratic nominee Joe Biden, whose new environmental plan promises carbon-free electricity by 2035. By Eoin Higgins Common Dreams “Data for Progress […]
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Canada Day after COVID-19: Biden, Keystone XL and a Green New Deal could shake up Canada’s energy industry
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden recently reiterated his desire to stop the Keystone XL oil pipeline project. “I’ve been against Keystone from the beginning. It is tarsands that we don’t need — that in fact is a very, very high pollutant,” he said. Now Biden says he would shut it down again if he’s elected […]
I saw Chris Hayes and Matt Yglesias Wednesday on All In talking about how Progressive Biden’s platform is. Biden is a renowned Centrist, but not by standing still. He seeks out the center of Democratic opinion and replants himself wherever it shifts to. Remember how he came out in favor of Marriage Equality before Obama […]
Should John Kerry be the first Climate Secretary? (He’s not even sure there should BE a Climate Secretary)
Adam Aton at Climatewire reports that former Secretary of State John Kerry isn’t showing much enthusiasm for the idea being tossed around by the presidential campaign team of presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden for establishing a cabinet post of climate secretary. Last year, Kerry, former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, and 60 other prominent people founded World War Zero, […]
Passed by the House of Representatives with a 321-105 margin, HR 1388: the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act, dubbed the “GIVE” act, would require the US government to develop a plan to implement a “mandatory service requirement for all able young people”.
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.
Sen. Joe Biden from Delaware and Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska square off in the Vice Presidential Debate, 9:00 p.m. Eastern. Join us after the debate to tell us who won and why? Click Here to Answer the RG&B Poll Question: Who Won Thursday’s Vice-Presidential Debate? Image source: Biden and Palin via Wikipedia
In his much anticipated speech at the Democratic Convention in Denver, Vice Presidential candidate Joe Biden has confirmed that, if elected, Barack Obama will give priority to bold policies on alternative energy.
Biden comes with mad experience. As a sixth term Senator – that’s 34 in people years – he can assuage a lot of those concerns. Also as Chair of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, that’s just one more thorn he pulls from the Obama camp’s side.