Tuesday, September 18, 2007

CAR COMPANIES DODGE A BULLET ON CALIFORNIA POLLUTION
'No emissions remedy'
Jenkin's ruling in part stems from the US Supreme Court decision, in April 2007, that the US Environment Protection Agency had the duty to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. A spokesperson for the EPA told New Scientist that setting emissions standards "is still in deliberation" and that "it could be quite some time” before a decision is reached." LINK
Climate change is the BIG problem that concernes Iraqis, Armenians, Greenlanders, you and me in our myriad colors and shapes, as well as those creatures who depend upon us to do the right thing.
There ARE things we can do.

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As Jim Hightower explains it, is that “the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans possess more net worth today than the bottom 90 percent of us combined. Worse, these privileged few and their political henchmen have structured a new economic ‘normal’ of long-term joblessness, low wages, no benefits or worker rights, miserly public services, and a steadily widening chasm between the rich and the rest of us.” We must restore sanity to this nation.