Browsing the "environment" Tag

Romney has a problem – he USED TO care about the environment

October 6th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

Mitt Romney, the uneasy frontrunner in the Republican Presidential race, has a problem. He used to be a sane conservative who cared about people and the planet. And no matter how much he tries to act like a raving loony today, his past actions continue to bite him in the ass

How green was Obama’s jobs speech?

September 8th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

Well, he talked the talk. But when it comes to the environment, will President Obama be able to walk the walk? His jobs plan won't do as much for the environment as earlier programs like tax credits for home solar and wind power installations

Full text of President Obama’s jobs speech to Congress

September 8th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

Some of you sincerely believe that the only solution to our economic challenges is to simply cut most government spending and eliminate most government regulations. ...We shouldn’t be in a race to the bottom, where we try to offer the cheapest labor and the worst pollution standards. America should be in a race to the top. And I believe that’s a race we can win

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