Tag: Waxman

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, June 15

Written by | June 15th, 2010

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Bringing you the top 5 coolest and greenest links around, free of charge:

  1. Waxman takes on BP, asking if the company’s “shortcuts” caused the spill. (The Vine)
  2. In need of a little luck? Try wishing on a star or tapping your heels together 3 times… anything but the South African custom of smoking (endangered) vulture brains. (Extinction Countdown)
  3. The oil spill may spur action on an energy bill, but not a climate bill. (The New York Times)
  4. Here’s a real feel-good story: solar-powered refrigerators are helping bring vaccines to people in developing countries. (EcoGeek)
  5. How is the Gulf oil spill like 9/11? (Treehugger)

Is This the Time For Climate Change Policy?

Written by | April 21st, 2009

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As Congress returns to Washington this week, climate change legislation is rising to the top of their agenda. Eric Haxthausen, the Conservancy’s director of U.S. Climate policy offers this assessment of the coming weeks: We’re entering an eventful and exciting period for U.S. climate change policy.  On Friday, the EPA released their long-awaited “endangerment finding” […]

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