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Kaine-Allen represent Obama-McCain at energy forum

October 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on Kaine-Allen represent Obama-McCain at energy forum

This morning, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine (D) and former governor/former senator George Allen (R) acted as surrogates for the Obama and McCain campaigns in an energy forum. From a live-blogging account, it seems clear that the two did a reasonable job as surrogates.: Obama’s policies came out as sensible (even if not aggressive enough) and […]

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Tags: 2008 presidential campaign · 2008 Presidential Election · coal · Energy · energy efficiency · government energy policy · politics

Wise Energy for Virginians

October 13th, 2008 · Comments Off on Wise Energy for Virginians

A series of unWise energy decisions and projects are moving forward in Virginia. Whether the unWise Power Plant or a high-power transmission line to connect Northern Virginia with polluting out-of-state coal-fired electricity, Dominion Virginia Power is working its turthiness magic in the halls of Richmond to foster a fossil fool future for Virginians that will […]

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Tags: Energy · energy efficiency

Angry Words in VA, including on Energy

October 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

A Virginia Republican leader and member of the McCain Virginia leadership team recently wrote an ugly OPED seeking to link every shallow form of ignorant bias in the direction of hating Barack Obama and, well, black Americans. Bobby May, treasurer of Buchanan County Republicans, wrote that he is listing for your consideration the platform of […]

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Tags: 2008 presidential campaign · 2008 Presidential Election · Energy

Dominion … the truthiness continues … forever?

March 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Coal is a booming business, with price increases even exceeding those seen for oil. Fossil Fuels and the polluting of the atmosphere are, we can hope, burning their last embers of extravagant enthusiasm. While coal is a booming business, it is also a business under fire, with people like Governor Sibelius standing tall in the […]

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Tags: climate change · coal · electricity · emissions · Energy · Global Warming · greenwashing

George Allen’s Global Warming Denying Friend Fired?

September 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Pat Michaels is no longer the Commonwealth of Virginia’s official Climatologist. As per DeSmogBlog’s discussion, Pat Michaels, whose utility industry funding, private research and controversial views on global warming made him a lightning rod on climate change issues, left the office too politicized, according to officials at the University of Virgina.

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Tags: Global Warming · skeptic