Posts Tagged ‘cap-and-trade’

Financial power concentrates, boding ill for the planet

Posted July 17th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: You know, in this economic meltdown, you look at the signposts to see if there is any direction in terms of where we are headed.  I have a few for us today. Goldman Sachs — stunning profits JP Morgan Chase — stunning profits Citigroup — terrific profits Bank […]

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Climate Change Bill — not enough, but at least it’s something

Posted June 25th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Well, House Speaker Pelosi is working hard to get the climate legislation passed.  Though it may not be adequate, it is something, it is a first — the first time the U.S. government might actually pass legislation that addresses the threat of climate change, that begins to create […]

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There is something fundamentally wrong with living like this

Posted May 18th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Well, Congress will be teeing off in the great cap-and-trade debate this week (see also, Climate Bill Seeks a Broad Coalition), with many Democrats struggling to get meaningful carbon dioxide reductions written into law, while Dems from big fossil fuel producing states join with Republicans to struggle for […]

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