Seventeen years after the Kyoto Protocol was drafted, it appears that the U.S. is moving toward taking action to limit the nation’s emissions of greenhouse gases.
On Monday President-elect Obama introduced the folks that will lead the nation’s energy and environmental policies for the next four or possibly eight years.
City of Falls Church residents should take heart from the fact that, in this gloomy, almost panicky economic climate, a major developer has come to City Hall wanting to build something big. The highly accomplished and respected Akridge Company came back to a joint City Council and Planning Commission work […]
Virginia’s first Commission on Climate Change met in Richmond on Friday, and heard a warning from Governor Tim Kaine that climate change is the environmental issues of this and the next generation. In the absence of action at the federal level, Governor Kaine said, Virginia’s actions can and must be […]
Falls Church-based Don Beyer Volvo launched a major new environmental initiative this week, teaming with a Rockville-based clean energy company to buy Renewable Energy Credits (REC) with every car sold to offset with wind power each vehicle’s estimated first year of carbon emissions.
Other than the war in Iraq, the environment and global warming are the most problematic issues facing our country. Thanks in large part to Al Gore’s advocacy and the film An Inconvenient Truth catching the public’s attention, however, the green movement is finally back in vogue after a decade on […]
On the day after Al Gore shared the Nobel Peace Prize, The Wall Street Journal’s editors couldn’t even bring themselves to mention Gore’s name. Instead, they devoted their editorial to a long list of people they thought deserved the prize more.
Last week’s action by large counties across the country to create the “Cool Counties” Climate Stabilization Initiative will have far-reaching effects to combat global warming at the local level. The “Cool Counties” Initiative will bring the resources of all 3,066 counties across the nation to address the challenge of climate […]