The Rocky chronicles

SLC mayor takes on O’Reilly

Our collective BFF Rocky Anderson takes on Bill O’Reilly (not eco-related necessarily, but funny): Demonstrating that, alarmingly, liberals aren’t actually all that kooky. Or irrational. Shocking. (h/t: News Hounds)

'Four percent cited the coming end of the world or biblical prophecy, and 2 percent blamed space jun

Poll results!

The NYT has a bucketload of important poll results. Here’s the full poll; here’s the summary: Americans in large bipartisan numbers say the heating of the earth’s atmosphere is having serious effects on the environment …

Netroots, meet climate change policy; climate change policy, netroots

Discuss amongst yourselves

This is heartening: the activist netroots are starting to get serious about figuring out global warming policy. Welcome to the fun, y’all! Stoller comes to a familiar conclusion: carbon tax is preferable to cap and …

Let's all go to the lobby

Exxon Mobil hikes spending, big time

Perhaps fearing the coming crunch of climate and energy legislation, oil giant Exxon Mobil more than doubled their reported lobbying expenditures in 2006 to $14.5 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. This blows …

Greening the election

The Mustache way

The Mustache wants a green pony: In this election cycle, we need to hold a “Green Debate,” devoted only to energy and environmental questions. I would suggest Tulane University in New Orleans on Aug. 29, …

An internally incoherent Republican position on global warming

If we aren’t causing it, why would reducing emissions fix it?

According to a new poll, a majority of folks in South Carolina — from both parties — agree that it’s time to do something about global warming. However, while the majority of Democrats polled believe …

Would Gore win?

Polls point to yes

There’s lots of interesting stuff in this new Quinnipiac poll, particularly this: Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani leads New York Sen. Hillary Clinton and other Democrats in the 2008 presidential race in three …

Schwarzenegger doesn't like having Johnson in his face

Legally speaking

California is threatening to sue the U.S. EPA for obstructionism. You’ll recall that the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled decisively that CO2 is a pollutant under the Clean Air Act, and that implementing restrictions on …

B.C. joins WRCAI

More exciting than it sounds

British Columbia has just joined Schwarzenegger’s Western Regional Climate Action Initiative, which is meant … … to identify, evaluate and implement ways to collectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the region and to achieve related …

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