[social_buttons] As I described in an earlier post, I was privileged to attend a DOE-sponsored scientific meeting last week about how the fast-moving science of “Genomics” is being applied to issues related to climate change. This was a meeting of scientists who are using state-of-the-art genetic technology, and in this post I’ll talk about how they are using […]
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Although politicians themselves may be relative newcomers in the world of communicating in 140-character or less, those who write about and study politics aren’t. And that goes for those who favor environmental politics, too.
Oil exec calls for a carbon tax, bush protects marine areas and Obama wants to double renewables – and that’s not all of it!
Campaign politics dominated the headlines in 2008, making it a banner year for the armchair pundit. 2008 was also a year that issues like energy use, climate change and carbon footprints came to the forefront of popular culture and political reality. Put all of that together and you have 2008’s top environmental politics stories.
The four animal rights activists found guilty of blackmailing companies that supplied Huntingdon Life Sciences are certainly reprehensible, their behaviour was appalling and their actions verged on the psychopathic, but they are also an example of why the current way of doing environmental politics just doesn’t seem to be working
A coalition of 106 conservation organizations is supporting Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) as the next Secretary of the Interior, according to a letter from more than 78 groups sent to President-elect Obama and released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).
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?
Subsumed for a small time by the socialist agenda, liberalism may be set for a resurgence in the United Kingdom.
Instead of me popping off the five most important, most-visited, or my otherwise favorite environmental politics blogs I’ll just start us off with a couple of good ones and why I like them. Then we want you to tell us what you all are reading and why you are reading them for your environmental politics fix.
For Teddy Roosevelt it was the creation of our system of National Parks. For Richard Nixon it was the passage of landmark environmental reforms found in the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. For Bill Clinton it was an eleventh-hour preservation of millions of acres of public lands. […]