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Kicking the Fossil Fuel Habit: Germany-US Agree Transatlantic Climate-Energy Pact

In the wake of launching the “Transatlantic Climate Bridge,” reps from Germany and the US, including Frank Loy, the Obama campaign’s climate adviser, were on hand to discuss prospects for US leadership at a two-day climate change and energy event in D.C.

EPA Gag Order: Put a Sock in It

The Environmental Protection Agency, in an email sent last month, has ordered their employees not to “respond to questions or make any statements” – from anyone. Including congressional investigators, reporters, or even the EPA Office of Inspector General. Whatever is going on in the EPA, it’s none of our damn business (not even the EPA’s oversight office). The emailed gag order…

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Time for a New Green Deal

The New Economics Foundation invokes the spirit of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal in urging UK government, and leader worldwide to launch an aggressive campaign to tackle the twin problems of the current financial crisis and environmental degradation, particularly as it relates to growing greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, and energy and food resources development and management.