Tags : Editorial Rants

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

Petulant White House Refuses to Open EPA Email Because Bush

Now there’s leadership for ‘ya… In April 2007 the Supreme Court ruled that the Environmental Protection agency has the authority and obligation to regulate greenhouse gas emissions as pollutants that contribute to climate change. The ruling also made clear that the EPA could not shrink from this responsibility unless it provides a scientific bases for […]Read More

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

Bush Claims Executive Privilege in Disclosing White House Influence Over

Last Friday, with only 15 minutes to spare before the House Oversight Committee was scheduled to vote on holding EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson and White House official Susan Dudley in contempt of Congress, the Bush administration invoked executive privilege – thus expressing its own contempt for that pesky concept known as “congressional oversight”. The impending vote from the committee chaired by […]Read More

Climate Change and Politics Editorial Rants Energy Non-Renewable Environmental News Global Warming News Government Policy Politics

The Wall Street Journal and Dick Cheney Are Lying to

Strong language perhaps, but this is no time to mince words.  When Dick Cheney claims that the only impediment to increased domestic oil and natural gas production is the refusal of Congress to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, he isn’t telling you the truth. When Wall Street Journal writer Daniel Henninger publishes an article using phrases like […]Read More

Carbon Emissions Climate Science Editorial Rants

How To Curb Forests’ CO2 Emissions

Conventional wisdom, when re-confirmed, tends to generate plenty of admiration, especially of new converts to all things ecological. And to give common sense its dues; my better blog posts tend to cover issues that make me bond with other people. But not so this story. What follows is literally an off the beaten track article involving a climatologist´s idea to clear up some […]Read More

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

Senate Minority Blocks Renewable Energy Tax Incentives (H.R. 6040) and

In a rare showing of bipartisan support, The Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008 (H.R. 6049) overwhelmingly passed the House on May 21st with a vote of 263–160. As we reported on May 19th, the bill would have extended tax credits for wind, solar, and other renewable and alternative energy development projects. All that was […]Read More