The Alliance for Sound Energy Policy advertises itself as “a statewide, non-partisan organization committed to balancing our growing energy needs with environmental stewardship.” But there are no “environmental stewards” on its list of members, and its slick website is registered directly to Sunflower Electric Power Corporation, the failed proponent of the canceled power plants.
Individual lifestyle choices can play a key role in reducing the output of carbon dioxide and other gases generated by human activity that are driving global warming, says the head of the UN’s Nobel Prize-winning scientific panel on climate change.
So instead of simply waiting for governments to take action, individuals can do their part by cutting meat consumption, walking more and buying less.
MoveOn.Org reports that top TV reporters have asked presidential candidates 2,679 questions in the last year, of which three were about UFOs, and three were about climate change.
It would be tempting to dismiss this as Fox News vacuousness, but for the non-participation of NBC's Washington Bureau Chief, Tim Russert, who clearly just doesn't care.
Whichever way the Michigan Republican primary goes–and we'll know soon enough–something very noteworthy has occurred on the climate and energy front.
Due to this particular dynamics of this race, which has been set in the backyard of the ailing American auto industry just after the U.S. Congress voted to increase corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards to 35 miles per gallon by 2020, the two frontrunners John McCain and Mitt Romney have been trading multiple barbs over climate and energy policy.