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The Climate Change Bill – No Transparency

June 27, 2009


The current climate change bill prompted me to write to the Mike Thompson, my local Congressman here in California.  I urged him to vote against the current form of the bill, as it is clear from published reports that the House of Representatives failed to spend the appropriate time reviewing the bill and its implications […]

Update: Berkeley City Council Climate Action Plan

May 4, 2009


The vote originally scheduled for April 21 to enact the Berkeley Climate Action Plan has been pushed to Tuesday, May 5. Click here for a link to the new agenda item.

Berkeley City Council: Climate Action Plan

April 20, 2009


Like all markets, the market for energy should be dependent on supply and demand.  However, the City of Berkeley (yes, that Berkeley in California…) is voting on Tuesday night on the continued implementation of their Climate Action Plan.  There are certain aspects to energy conservation make logical sense, but this top-down initiative typifies the municipal […]

Vaclav Klaus – Free Markets & the new Communism

March 9, 2009


Czech President Vaclav Klaus has been vocal in his opposition on policies targeting global warming based on the scientific evidence that has shown that man-made global warming is not a clear threat to our existent.  He’s referred to this populist platform as the “new communism” – an attempt to slow economic growth among leading countries. […]