Photo courtesy of Gemma Kate Thorpe at Flickr.com. The $700 Billion bailout bill has stirred up mixed emotions. On one hand, relieved sighs have been heard from Wall Street, but many people are spitting mad. In the aftermath of the bill's passage, some key sections of the … [Read more...] about Is there a green lining to the economic bailout package?
Photo courtesy of Karen Eliot at Flickr.com. Last week, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative held the first auction for US Carbon credits. This was an important milestone because the auction may set the pattern for a federal carbon tax. Funds raised at the RGGI auction will … [Read more...] about The first auction of US carbon credits
Photo courtesy of DanielKHC at Flickr.com. Droughts are a worldwide problem, with water in short supply in many different countries. Australia and Spain are both suffering through record breaking droughts right now. It hasn't gotten much attention in the US, but rainfall in … [Read more...] about The Sahara desert is reaching north into Spain