Posts Tagged Politics

The Environment after 100 Days

April 29, 2009
The Environment after 100 Days

People Seemed to be Feeling Positive on Earth Day A slight departure from stimulus talk today to discuss the President’s first 100 days in office, with regard to sustainability and the environment. Oh wait, actually the stimulus IS the first 100 days in office. And the money that went towards environmental initiatives from the stimulus […]

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A Bigger, Better Bottle Bill

March 9, 2009
A Bigger, Better Bottle Bill

In A Smaller, Shrinking Economy So far, the stimulus and sustainability entries have focussed on what environmental initiatives might be cut from the books. But today, we are highlighting the opportunity to push a recycling initiative through because it will bring in some much needed funding. Many New Yorkers don’t notice this, but our non-carbonated […]

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What We Can Learn

January 20, 2009
What We Can Learn

On Day 1 Like many other Americans (78% to be exact), I am ready for change. Wherever you stand on the political spectrum, whatever your issues, chances are, you are ready for something to be different in D.C., on Wallstreet, in the world. Listening to the news this morning got me a bit welled up. […]

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Gas Tax Holidays

April 24, 2008
Gas Tax Holidays

Not the Kind of Break We Need We Americans are not known for our vacation taking culture. In the summer of 2006, The Conference Board, an independent research group, conducted a study that found that, 60% of those polled had no plans to take a vacation over the next six months. And about 25% of […]

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Bush Announces Deadline for Cutting Green House Gasses

April 16, 2008
Bush Announces Deadline for Cutting Green House Gasses

Can we Wait until 2025? Today the White House was very busy. The pope’s visit brought more than 13,500 um…”fans”? And somehow the President still found time to make his speech about a new vision for policy on green house gasses. The President Post Speach. Photo: NY Times Among the issues discussed during his rose […]

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