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Entries Tagged as 'Clinton Climate Initiative'

Obama Admin looking to Cash for Caulkers?

November 18th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Alliterative titles often have power.
“Cash for Clunkers” just rolled off the tongue and the program helped cars roll off dealers’ lots, providing a tangible economic boost while also (somewhat) providing a bump to automotive fuel efficiency.
“Cash for Caulkers” might just be the next talk of the nation as President Obama has heard, from multiple paths, [...]

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Tags: Clinton Climate Initiative · Energy · energy efficiency

Inhofe and Republicans are Right: Analysis of Climate Bills is Flawed

November 3rd, 2009 · 8 Comments

As part of the Republican theatrical obstructionism to moving forward with the Kerry-Boxer Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act, involving staging a boycott of Committee hearings despite Senator Boxer appealing for bipartisan efforts to find solutions for serious problems. (All of this, of course, leading to a question:  Senator, what is your excuse for [...]

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Tags: Clinton Climate Initiative · Energy · climate change · climate delayers · energy efficiency · global warming deniers · politics

McCain: Failing his own “test”?

September 25th, 2008 · Comments Off

Both Barack Obama and campaign-suspended John McCain spoke at a session of the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting.  Some have already called John McCain’s comments “the height of hypocrisy.”  Reading McCain’s speech and considering John McCain’s spinning out of control flip-flopping on energy and global warming issues over the past year, it is hard to disagree [...]

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election · 2008 presidential campaign · Clinton Climate Initiative · Energy · climate change · environmental · john mccain · oil · political symbols · politics

Today’s MLK? the voice of Van Jones

January 21st, 2008 · 4 Comments

The world has changed. The sole face, the sole name that seems to compete with Mickey Mouse or Ronald McDonald or a Pokemon figure for instant awareness among children seems to be Martin Luther King.  The world does change. And, it can change for the better.
I have a dream …
Thus, my young children know who [...]

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Tags: Clinton Climate Initiative · Energize America · Energy · Global Warming · business practice · climate change · eco-friendly · environmental · government energy policy · green

A Greener Gulf Coast: Brad Pitt earns some cred …

December 5th, 2007 · 3 Comments

As we looked toward the devastation of New Orleans, from the first moment, amid great pain, there were those of us who looked at the disaster as opening a (painful) opportunity. A chance to take a leadership position globally, to create something better out of the wreckage, to build Eco New Orleans: ‘A Shining Example [...]

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Tags: Clinton Climate Initiative · Energy · architecture · building green · donations · eco-friendly · green

Post Clinton-Gore Admin Duo & Global Warming

November 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Well, when it comes to front pages in regards to Global Warming, it is Vice President Al Gore (and, well, elected but not sworn in President Gore) who (very legitimately) has the headlines and receives the (global) accolades.
Jimmy Carter is one of the two best ex-Presidents the United States has ever had (the other being [...]

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Tags: Clinton Climate Initiative · climate change

VA Tech helps DC become Energy Smart

October 16th, 2007 · 1 Comment

In a gala session at the National Building Museum, Virginia Tech and partners announced the Energy Efficiency Partnership for Greater Washington.  
The goal is to “reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20 to 50% from existing buildings”, using financing for energy efficiency and have the energy efficiency savings provide more than enough money to pay back the [...]

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Tags: Clinton Climate Initiative · cities · energy efficiency

Building Energy Efficiency …

May 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Global Warming skeptics often focus on the messenger, Al Gore, rather than listening to the message. We should hope the same thing will not occur with the  Clinton Global Initiative’s (CGI) Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit Program.
This is related to the CCI’s C40 Cities: Climate Leadership Group, which brings together 40 of the world’s largest cities for [...]

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Tags: Clinton Climate Initiative · energy efficiency