American Clean Energy and Security Act
Early in June, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an initiative to help owners of apartment buildings, and other multi-family type rentals, borrow the money to “green” their buildings.
Republican leadership has decided to abolish the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.
The Select Committee was formed in 2007 by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and has been chaired by Representative Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) since its inception.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has taken a strong stance against President Obama’s environmental bill and, as a result, alienated a number of their member companies.
As Lester Brown from Grist thoroughly indicates: it is time to unequivocally recognize that the Clean Energy Revolution has begun.
Whether you are actively participating in the energy shift or not, it is happening. Give me evidence, you say? Sure.
The polarization of opinion on how to handle climate change has become evident in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Prominent members of the American big-business lobby -- including Nike, Johnson & Johnson and Exelon -- are publicly disputing the group's stance on global warming legislation.