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Archive for February, 2011

House Slashes Funding For Climate Change Solutions? You've Gotta Be kidding!

House Slashes Funding For Climate Change Solutions? You've Gotta Be kidding!

| February 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

The funding bill that passed in the House last week reads like it was written in the dark ages. It would: * Prohibit the EPA from setting limits on greenhouse gas pollution from power plants, factories and refineries, among the most  significant sources of greenhouse gas pollution in the United States. * Prohibit the EPA […]

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Backing Away From Our Economic Future? You've Gotta Be Kidding!

Backing Away From Our Economic Future? You've Gotta Be Kidding!

| February 21, 2011 | Comments (0)

RenewableEnergyWorld.com reports that the proposed Continuing Resolution (CR), the bill to fund the government through the end of the 2011 fiscal year, contains cuts that will seriously damage efforts to develop and expand the use of innovative clean energy technologies and energy efficiency. Under the title, US cutting Energy Innovation In The Names of Jobs […]

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Gap Between Rich & Poor In US Greater Than In Egypt! You've Gotta Be Kidding!

Gap Between Rich & Poor In US Greater Than In Egypt! You've Gotta Be Kidding!

| February 15, 2011 | Comments (0)

As reported in The Huffington Post last week, “according to Congressional Budget Office the lowest twenty percent of households in America saw their post-tax wages increase from $15,500 in 1979 to $17,500 in 2007. The middle sixty percent saw their incomes increase from $44,000 to $57,000 during that period. And the top one percent saw […]

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Abolish the EPA? You've Gotta Be Kidding!

Abolish the EPA? You've Gotta Be Kidding!

| February 7, 2011 | Comments (5)

Last week, Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of The House, called for the abolishment of the Environmental Protection Agency. His call marks an extreme turn in the campaign being mounted by some of the most conservative voices in America against environmental protections. This call comes at a time when the impact of climate change is being […]

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