Latest stories to cross before my eyes: BusinessWeek “Conoco’s Own Inconvenient Truth” The Nation – a special issue entirely (almost) on global warming. And stay tuned… through the Center for Popular Economics, I’m co-authoring a chapter on climate change and the atmospheric commons in the forthcoming book 10 Ways To Make the Economy Work Better […]Read More..
The mission already sucked. Now it sucks 25% more. Time to hit the reject button. Pentagon Orders Longer Tours for Soldiers in Iraq New York Times By DAVID STOUT Published: April 11, 2007 WASHINGTON, April 11 — All active-duty Army troops now in Iraq or Afghanistan or headed to either country will serve 15-month tours […]Read More..
Europe, the US, Japan, China, and India (not to mention Australia), none of them have indicated any attempts to arrest global warming within the next twenty years. At best, they talk about reducing CO2 and other ghg emissions on a 40 or 50 year timescale. Looks like the Great Barrier Reef fat lady is going […]Read More..
Will Allen and compatriots are at it again. A tip o’ the grasshopper hat to you all. 10 war protesters arrested at Leahy’s office Published: Wednesday, April 4, 2007 By Sam Hemingway Free Press Staff Writer Police arrested 10 anti-war demonstrators Tuesday participating in a sit-in at Sen. Patrick Leahy’s Burlington office to demand he […]Read More..
Following on the tail (actually, under way for a while already) of the Supreme Court ruling on carbon dioxide as a regulatable pollutant, the folks who brought us the X Prize for low-cost space travel now turn their eyes on the automotive stratosphere. Next X Prize: Build a practical, hyperefficient car ‘Auto X Prize’ has […]Read More..
What will happen? Maybe not much. What could happen? Something big. Top Court: EPA Can Control Emissions By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer © 2007 The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ordered the federal government on Monday to take a fresh look at regulating carbon dioxide emissions from cars, a rebuke to Bush […]Read More..
Ian Baldwin, who co-founded Chelsea Green Publishing with the current publisher, Margo Baldwin, is helping spearhead the Vermont secessionist movement. He and fellow secessionist Frank Bryan state their case in yesterday’s Washington Post. The Once and Future Republic of Vermont By Ian Baldwin and Frank Bryan Sunday, April 1, 2007; B01 BURLINGTON, Vt. The winds […]Read More..