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“Drill Here. Drill Now. Pay Less.” Drill the hole deeper!

May 28th, 2008 · 31 Comments

Now it is quite clear why the We campaign so enthusiastically embraced Newt Gingrich for an advertisement sitting next to Nancy Pelosi.  Yes, that Newt Gingrich who is working so hard for [false] “American Solutions for Winning the Future”. We would think that might actually include thinking seriously about moving forward on Global Warming legislation.  […]

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Tags: Energy · environmental · Global Warming

Truthi-Samuelson Strikes Again

April 30th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Robert Samuelson has a real talent, a real expertise in turning fact into truthiness when it comes to the economics of energy and global warming issues. Whether arguing the futility of doing anything about Climate Change (see also J’Accuse, Robert Samuelson, J’Accuse!) or laying out a path for dealing with gas prices, Robert J Samuelson’s […]

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Tags: climate change · Energy · energy efficiency · environmental · Global Warming · politics

An Oily Christmas Gift, courtesy of the American taxpayer

December 22nd, 2007 · Comments Off on An Oily Christmas Gift, courtesy of the American taxpayer

Snuck in amid the sounds of Santa and Christmas bells, the Bush Administration has granted a $10 billion gift for the oil company stockings.  

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Tags: Congress · Energy · politics

Greenwashing with an Oily Sheen

September 28th, 2007 · 4 Comments

On the front page of today’s Washington Post business section, Recasting Big Oil’s Batter Image was subtitled “Ads by Chevron and Others Aim to Send Positive Messages”.  Whether “Beyond Petroleum” or Exxon Mobil telling us how to be more fuel efficient drivers, greenwashing efforts from the fossil fuel industry are fast and furiously growing in […]

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Tags: greenwashing