Well, that was a nice comeback. After a disappointing debate last week that left Obama on the ropes and Romney with a bit of a surge, the Vice Presidential debate featured strong performances by both candidates. Just as he did in his speech to the Republican Convention, Paul Ryan strayed rather far from the truth. […]
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Given the hue and cry that has been unleashed in America with regard to the bailout, there is finally good news for the renewable energy industry. The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, passed by the House of Representatives and signed into law by President George Bush immediately afterwards, extends investment and production tax credits for the wind and solar industries. The extensions will be partly paid for by a change in the tax code for the oil and gas industry.
Generally speaking, if we don’t know what the cause of a given problem is, but we know there is indeed a problem, how do we devise a strategy capable of adequately addressing it?
In the Vice Presidential debate earlier this evening, Sarah Palin and Joe Biden each had a strong point of view on global warming. Gwen Ifill, the moderator, specifically questioned Palin about her views on carbon emissions and Biden about his view on clean coal technology. What do you think? Will a McCain-Palin or a Obama-Biden government really make a difference when it comes to global warming?
Canadian political junkies are all busy programming their VCRs, Tivos, or getting all set up to Bittorrent tonight. Thanks to the vagaries of the Parliamentary process, there is a Canadian election called for October 14th.
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 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.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/oMiX4SG6ZZg&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&fs=] Video source: NPR
While at a campaign stop in Maumee, OH, Democratic vice-presidential hopeful Sen. Joe Biden said there should be no new coal plants in the United States, clean or otherwise. Biden also stressed the need to get China on board. Watch for yourself: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/7rXyTRT-NZg&hl=en&fs=1]
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.