"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.
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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.
If this be a harbinger of things to come, life is gonna get bleak here pretty soon. I'm not talking about recession or no recession, health care or not health care, not even worried about food prices going up 50% in a year.
I recently got a chance to talk with one VC firm that's focused some of its attention and money on cleantech. One of their investments is in OPX, which seems to have a unique approach to solving some of the energy and raw material supply issues facing the planet.
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.
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.
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.
There's a new head of NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.) Dr.
The only carbon cap trading in the U.S. is now done in the northeastern states, called the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).