Politics

Politics

All four Republican prez candidates express support for California’s EPA waiver

Last night’s Republican debate spawned at least one memorable surprise: all four GOP candidates appeared to express support for California in its battle with the U.S. EPA to get a waiver it needs to implement …

Climate & Energy

All four Republican candidates support California’s right to a waiver from the Bush EPA

In tonight’s debate, much to my surprise, the Republican candidates got a direct question about the California waiver. Also rather to my surprise, all four said they support California’s right to a waiver. It’s amazing …

Climate & Energy

Notable quotable

"… there are a number of pieces of legislation where [McCain’s] views are out of the mainstream, at least in my view, of conservative Republican thought. So, for instance, he’s opposed to drilling in ANWR, …

Cities

New CIA campus goes green

The CIA has apparently been green for years — yet somehow, nobody managed to find out. But the secret-keepers’ Chantilly, Va., campus was just outed as neerg gniog (that’s code for “going green”). The new …

Politics

Notable quotable

“Maybe we’re wrong.” — the Nader 2008 Presidential Exploratory Committee, getting halfway there

Politics

No such thing as a feebate lunch

Remember that cool experiment in feebates that was about to pass through California’s Assembly? Guess not.

Politics

On the Schwarzenegger endorsement

There is speculation all over the place about a Schwarzenegger endorsement. "Sources" tell CNN that he’ll endorse McCain tomorrow. McCain’s a gimmee for Arnie — another maverick Republican who supports action on global warming. And …

Business & Technology

Senators include clean-energy incentives in economic stimulus bill

More than 40 senators, of both the Democrat and Republican persuasion, got behind a successful effort to include green-job boosting and renewable-energy incentives in the Senate version of an economic stimulus package. The legislation passed …

Climate & Energy

Judicial ethics and global warming

Community Rights Counsel has spent much of the last decade researching and documenting undue, anti-environmental corporate influence on the federal judiciary, exposing the proliferation of privately-funded junkets billed as "judicial education seminars." Through reports such …