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320 Groups Press Senate For Stronger Climate Bill – Center for Biological Diversity
Faith, human-rights, social justice, and environmental groups press the U.S. Senate and President Obama.
Climate Legislation – What a Mess! – Position Statement by NC WARN
Although national legislation isn’t usually NC WARN’s bailiwick, we’ve been closely following the long-running debate over regulating carbon emissions. It’s clear that 2,400 energy industry lobbyists have lately turned the highly complex Waxman-Markey bill into a labyrinth of loopholes. However, even before then, NASA’s Jim Hansen, environmental justice advocates and …
Black, Brown & Green Alliance in Durham – Indy Weekly
With the world awakening to economic and environmental crises, a newly emerging Black Brown and Green Alliance in Durham is organizing to seize the strategic moment to blaze a sustainable and just economic path.
Millions of US Green Jobs – NRDC
New Report: Millions of US Workers Stand to Gain from Green Industries. Today’s Job Skills Will Be Essential in Tomorrow’s Clean-Energy Economy.
9 Reasons For No New Nukes – Fact Sheet by NC WARN
New nuclear reactors are a risk to our climate, safety and economy.
NC Poll: Public Prefers Clean Energy to Cliffside – The Civil Society Institute
N.C. SURVEY: PUBLIC WOULD PULL PLUG ON DUKE ENERGY’S PROPOSED COAL-FIRED POWER PLANT IN CLIFFSIDE Survey of 600 N.C. Adults Shows Strong Preference for Clean Energy, More Conservation & Energy-Efficiency; About 6 in 10 State Residents Would Be More Likely to Support Political Candidate Who Opposes Cliffside Plant. RALEIGH, N.C.///April 22, …
Green Jobs Soar in Germany – RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Renewable Energy Jobs Soar in Germany By Jane Burgermeister RenewableEnergyWorld.com Tuesday 08 April 2008 Vienna, Austria – Renewable energy jobs in Germany shot up to 249,300 in 2007, almost double the 160,500 green jobs in Germany in 2004. According to revised government figures, as many as 400,000 people could be …
Jim Hansen’s Letter to Duke CEO Rogers: A Plea for Leadership
March 25, 2008 To: Mr. James E. Rogers, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy From: Jim Hansen, Columbia University Earth Institute Subject: A Plea for Cooperation and Leadership Dear Mr. Rogers, I was glad to see you attend my talk on climate change in Charlotte last November. I …
Greenville NC shows efficiency works! – The Daily Reflector
It’s official: Greenville Utilities Commission’s energy-efficiency program for new home construction actually works, and quite well. Faculty members in the East Carolina University Department of Engineering conducted a study, commissioned by ElectriCities, to examine the effectiveness of Greenville Utilities’ E-300 program.