Back in Presidential Debate #2 Obama indicated it was going to be alternative energy and an overall energy policy. It seems less than definite any such bill could get through the U.
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but you gotta wait another fifteen years. Detroit automakers are rallying their troops: factory workers, Congressmen who have car factories in their district, those who are afraid Detroit means it when they say higher emission standards will cost jobs.
"Just say No" was once a battle cry against drugs in America. Now it seems the slogan should have been, "drink booze but not water.
Many of the environmental issues involve systems so large, and complex and far-reaching, you can feel irrelevant. Really, how much can one person or even a small business do to change the U.
A junior Republican senator has crafted a plan that has a business-ignorant, vacation-thirsty Congress looking for a fast vote and a plane home. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn) has a direct three-prong plan: cut union wages to match those at foreign-owned, non-union plants in the US, reduce the value of the corporate bonds held by investors in GM and Chrysler by two-thirds.
OK, I will. This has nothing to do with the bruhaha over the sit-in by former workers at at shuttered factory in Chicago.
There may be another record coming this year, not most home runs in a career or home runs before the age of XXX. No, this one has to do with Arctic ice.
The Commonwealth of Virginia has given the green light for a large coal-burning plant to generate electricity. It's planned for the southwest corner of the state and is expected to require lots more Virginia coal.
Is science just another opinion?We've all witnessed the reduced respect for science among the powerful in America's capital.
It looks like battles over the environment and global warming are likely to be central to the American political system for months, perhaps years, to come. Right now the punditocracy and the lobbyists on both sides are tossing rockets over a bill about global warming.