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Friend of FoE? Greenpeace speaks on Lieberman-Warner Coal Subsidy Act

February 5th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Greenpeace has sent a letter to Senator Barbara Boxer expressing their support for Friends of the Earth (FoE)  effort calling on the Senate to Fix or Ditch the Lieberman-Warner Global Warming Bill.   Senator Boxer jabbed back at FoE “They’re sort of the defeatist group out there. They’ve been defeatists from day one. And it’s unfortunate. […]

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Tags: climate change · Congress · Energy · environmental · financial policy · Global Warming · government energy policy · lieberman-warner · politics

On being called out by Environmental Defense

February 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Environmental Defense sent out an e-mail to Senate staffs and Senators specifically calling out this blogger for attention, calling for advertising coordination between Senators and Environmental Defense in support of the Lieberman-Warner Coal Subsidy Act (CSA, mistakenly called the Climate Security Act). My statement: I am saddened that Environmental Defense seems far more interested in […]

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Tags: Congress · democrats · environmental · Global Warming · government energy policy · greenwashing · lieberman-warner · politics

Boxer reacts to FoE’s left hook

January 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments

The situation is moving from sparring to some serious boxing when it comes to the Lieberman-Warner Climate (in)Security Act (CISA) .  Friends of the Earth (FoE) has launched an advertising campaign voicing reason re Lieberman-Warner, pointing out that the CiSA (the Coal-Subsidy Act) is not just inadequate, but also is far weaker than the energy and […]

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Tags: cap and trade · climate change · Congress · emissions · Energy · environmental · Global Warming · government energy policy · James Inhofe · lieberman-warner · politics

Boxing our way to disaster?

January 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on Boxing our way to disaster?

Barbara Boxer is desperate for having Global Warming legislation under her belt.  Can there be a better explanation for her strong championing of the fatally-flawed Lieberman-Warner Climate (in) Security Act? (For a great discussion of CISA’s flaws, see this comment to a post by Environmental Defense at Grist defending CISA.)  A quick review: CISA would give 40% of pollution […]

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Tags: Global Warming · government energy policy · lieberman-warner · politics · pollution

Schizophrenia in my inbox … Global Warming on the mind

December 30th, 2007 · Comments Off on Schizophrenia in my inbox … Global Warming on the mind

Message to message, my inbox demonstrates a split mentality, item A frequently seeming to be from a different world than item B.  My mailbox is confused. Let’s take e-mails from two warriors against Global Warming: Senator Barbara Boxer sharing with me magnificent news about huge progress on the Global Warming front. Bill McKibben letting me know that […]

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