Category Archives: Politics

Your guide to green politics. Learn how our leaders feel & what is going on with big business.

Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

President Bush signs the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, at the Energy Department in Washington on December 19, 2007. What’s in the new energy law? Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) – Raises average fleet fuel-economy standards for cars and light trucks to 35 miles per gallon by 2020. Renewable fuels – Expands the renewable fuels standard to… Read More »

Presidential Candidates On Global Warming

Are you curious on where the presidential candidates stand on global warming issues and how they compare to each other? Well the crew over at The Heat Is On put together this great quick-reference guide that breaks down the current positions of the presidential candidates on topics such as fuel efficiency and renewable electricity standards.

Presidential Candidates Speak at Iowa Farmers Union Convention

On November 10, the presidential candidates spoke at the Iowa Farmers Union Convention in Des Moines, Iowa on some environmentally concerning topics. View them below in no particular order. Senator Barack Obama speaks on Renewable Energy & Land Stewardship. Senator John Edwards on Buy Local & Carbon Footprints. Senator Hillary Clinton speaks on Renewable Energy,… Read More »

Animal Product Consumption

What are the presidential candidates suggesting to reduce Americans’ environmentally destructive high level of animal product consumption? Check out this funny video where PB&J Girl and PB&J Boy have a suggestion to this global problem. (There is no audio, so no need to adjust your sound.)

United Nations Climate Change Conference

The United Nations Climate Change Conference started today and will go through December 14th in Bali, Indonesia. The conference will have representatives from over 180 countries that will start negotiations on a new international climate change agreement. The United Nations Department of Public Information will be providing full coverage of the Conference, including webcasts of… Read More »

Eco Biz – Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

“Scientist of the world unequivocally say that global warming is here and it is caused by man. Now weather or not the US wants to jump on board doesn’t mean that intelligent people in business can’t see the light. – Paul Comey, V.P. Environmental Affairs, Green Mountain Coffee Rosters Above is a quote from Eco… Read More »

Wal-Mart’s Carbon Footprint

On November 15, 2007, Wal-Mart released a comprehensive report of its sustainability efforts, outlining initiatives and highlighting their progress since October 2005, when they promised to sharply reduce the environmental effects of its operations and of the products it sells. The report provided lots of facts and figures about their progress; however did not appease… Read More »