Month: January 2008

Energy Non-Renewable Environmental News Global Warming News Government Policy Politics Renewable Energy

George Bush and the Environment, One Last Time

George Bush gave his final State of the Union Address last night. Okay, quiet down, he still has a year left. Bush touched on several points concerning the environment and energy, to wit: Pledging $2 billion over three years to an international “clean energy technology fund  A commitment to work with other nations and the UN to come to […]Read More

Editorial Rants Global Warming News

Bush Administration Hosts Climate Change Meeting in Honolulu

On the heals of the United Nations climate change summit in Bali last month, the Bush administration is hosting a two-day meeting to further address global warming issues with the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. At least 15 countries are expected to participate, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The United States’ image on […]Read More

Climate Change and Politics Editorial Rants Environmental Protection Agency Global Warming News Government Policy Politics

Boxer and EPA Director Spar Over California Waiver – Documents

Back in December I wrote about, as did many others, the long-awaited decision from the Environmental Protection Agency to grant California a waiver (like it has done some 50 or so times before) allowing California to enforce a state law regulating greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.  Despite the automakers losing four separate lawsuits trying […]Read More

Global Warming News

International Red Cross Warns of Climate Change Crisis

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent is seeking $300 million dollars to help fund expected climate change relief projects in the next two years for those affected by the worst of effects of globla warming. Red Cross Secretary-General, Markku Niskala, believes that climate change is no longer an “abstract” idea: There is no doubt in my mind that climate change is one […]Read More