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We need climate policy above and beyond individual action; that much seems indisputable given the scope of the challenge. However the usual approaches are a bit wanting. The most common two ...
by barath
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 01:46 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Believe or not, Cap and Trade, which was enacted in Massachusetts and 9 other Northeastern States in 2008 has not brought their economy to the brink, it has actually created jobs and revenue and ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2011 at 08:33 AM PST with 10 Recommends
It's rather embarrassing to admit this, but up until a week ago, I knew precious little about climate/emissions legislation, either in the US or abroad. I could mumble something about the US's ...
by enviro writer
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 09:25 AM PST with 4 Recommends
One thing I love about being a progressive is that in the longer term, we always win. Conservatives can only delay their imminent defeats. Take the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Patient ...
by Marcos9287
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Oct 09, 2011 at 02:32 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
First off, my favorite quote from testimony by the undoubtedly honorable Mr. Barry T. Smitherman Commissioner Texas Railroad Commission: If allowed to go forward, CSAPR will require a 47%
by Reinvented Daddy
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 10:44 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
The economy needs more stimulus, pronto. There's no way in hell Congress will approve it. But the President doesn’t need Congress to use the EPA to clamp down on greenhouse emissions. That would ...
by HeyMikey
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Aug 31, 2011 at 04:57 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I'm hoping many of the policy geeks @ Kos will stop by. As an initial national goal I've been really liking the idea that we can get 20% of our electricity from wind and 20% from solar in 20 yrs. We ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 103 comments on Sat Aug 06, 2011 at 03:56 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Many of us serve on the board of a nonprofit or have the desire to serve on the board of a nonprofit someday. Serving on the board of a nonprofit is your way of telling the world how important that ...
by MNDem999
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 06:15 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
This will be the shortest diary I will probably ever write on Kos. (Gotta get to work.) I just returned from a vacation in the beautiful state of Idaho. The scenery was amazing – the time spent ...
by MNDem999
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 14, 2011 at 05:55 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
(If you don’t know what ALEC is, you should (really, you should) – please read the links at the end of this diary.) Many of us hear about “cap and trade” on a regular basis and pay little ...
by MNDem999
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 08:07 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Left to its own devices what would the unrestrained Free Market ultimately 'create' ... What is its ultimate goal ? EcoEconomics in a ...
by jamess
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 09:02 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
Just a brief shout out to Climate Change Deniers -- who'd rather prosecute Scientists , than look out their ...
by jamess
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon May 16, 2011 at 10:38 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
When I first read this next blurb, I couldn't believe my eyes ...
by jamess
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun May 08, 2011 at 06:30 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Mr. President, if 2012 is "our campaign," then you need to make cap-and-trade a top priority! President Obama gave a rousing speech to donors yesterday. Snippets of it have been ...
by nklein
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 06:43 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The only way to send a clear message to Presdient Obama is to start working In Iowa, New hampshire and South Carolina. Until President Obama sees that blink red light that is his poltical career ...
by realdealdem
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Apr 11, 2011 at 08:23 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
This news just in ...
by rfall
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 22, 2011 at 02:49 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
California is going to lead the way and pull America forward. Cap and trade ( in cali) was just approved, and California's system is working to be integrated with canada, china, and europe. This ...
by Itgetsbetter2012
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Dec 26, 2010 at 01:02 PM PST with 11 Recommends
This lame duck session is going to go down in history where so many things were done in such little time.
by sreeizzle2012
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 24, 2010 at 05:45 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Cross-posted on Horse Head Soup : Okay, maybe I'm just dumb. But I'm not sure I understand what is so great about cap and ...
by Jon Stafford
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Dec 18, 2010 at 08:06 PM PST with 6 Recommends
YESSSSS California. Home to Warrior Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The state that was totally spared from the 2010 shellacking. The state that is now way ahead in high speed rail with the additional funding ...
by sreeizzle2012
Comment Count 55 comments on Sat Dec 18, 2010 at 03:50 PM PST with 33 Recommends