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“BREAKING: Tea Party Activists arrested at White House” … Sources reporting President seeks meeting to forge compromise to end protest

August 31st, 2011 · 3 Comments

706 Tea Party members arrested in prolonged demonstrations in front of the White House … protesting that President Bachman (or Perry or …) wasn’t living up her promise to send climate scientists to prison. This sort of event would get banner headlines. A series of events, with people being arrested every day, would be banner […]

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Tags: climate delayers · Energy · politics · production tax credit

Finding another currency …

August 31st, 2011 · Comments Off on Finding another currency …

Day in, day out, for two weeks dedicated and impassioned Americans of all creeds, races, (adult) ages, have made a choice that likely would have been thought unthinkable just less then three-years ago when President-Elect Barack Obama stated that climate change mitigation would be the top agenda item for his Administration: they have chosen to […]

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Tags: 2012 Presidential Election · climate change · Energy · environmental · global warming deniers · government energy policy · politics

Four Transport Alternatives to Canadian Tar Sands

August 31st, 2011 · Comments Off on Four Transport Alternatives to Canadian Tar Sands

Yet another guest post from the thoughtful BruceMcF. There has recently been a flurry of activism regarding regulatory approval of the “XL Pipeline” in support of bitumen production from Canadian Tar Sands. Along with hundreds arrested in front of the White House, this is an issue that has attracted substantial attention from a variety of […]

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Tags: Energy · guest post · trains · transportation

Destroy Environment, Win Trophy?

March 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This Friday evening, the Aspen Institute and National Geographic are banding together to give out six awards as part of the Aspen Environment Forum. A ceremony to recognize and reward excellence for those making a real and concrete contribution to innovation, implementation, and communication of energy and environmental solutions. Amid the awardees are some heroes, […]

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Tags: Energy

Tar and Feather ….

March 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Humanity engages in many outrages, against each other, against ourselves, against the hability of our planet. Genocide … hunting species to extinction … CO2 emissions and global warming/ocean acidificiation … And, sadly, there seems to be a tendency toward ‘out of sight, out of mind’ for many of these, for many of us. We have […]

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Tags: carbon dioxide · emissions · Energy · environmental

Sticky Icky Tar … Canadian Tar Sands and US-Canadian Relations

February 18th, 2009 · 4 Comments

President Barack Obama is about to make his first trip to another nation flying aboard Air Force One. Traveling north in wintry weather isn’t necessarily the most comfortable choice, but Canada is a critical US partner, meriting being on the top of the list for foreign travel for many reasons. When it comes to Canadian-US […]

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Tags: climate change · Energy · environmental · Global Warming