As Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton stood at a Dec. 1 press conference in Chicago to announce her nomination as secretary of state, they promised the country, and the world, a much-needed push toward the restoration of world order.
It would be, Mr. Obama said, “a new beginning—a new dawn of Read More
The good news from the presidential campaign is that even though Senator McCain and Governor Palin have resorted to swift-boat tactics, the fundamental issue of economic well-being has begun to dominate the race for the White House. In the past, that would be bad news for environmental protection and sustainable development, as we’d be hearing Read More
The ramp-up to Mike Bloomberg’s big Earth Day roll-out continues.
In radio address this morning, the mayor managed a trifecta of proposals that many energy experts will love but which, it’s probably fair to say, most vote-seeking, non-billionaire politicians would hesitate to touch with a ten-foot pole.
He pushed for “raising the gasoline tax,” Read More