TPP at Make or Break Point

” ‘We are going all out to oppose it: phone banks, leaf letting, door knocks in various congressional districts and Senate states in informing the general public, and we will continue this until we are successful in defeating it,’ AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said during a reporter roundtable on Tuesday.” See full article:  Common Dreams,…

North Carolina (DENR) removed all references to global warming from web site

“Raleigh, N.C. — Links and documents about climate change have recently disappeared from the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources website. As recently as Jan. 21, information about climate change was available on the front page of the Division of Air Quality’s website. Sometime in the last two months, the page was edited to…

Electric Utilities Have a Plan to Undermine the Growth of Renewable Energy

“Three years ago, the nation’s top utility executives gathered at a Colorado resort to hear warnings about a grave new threat to operators of America’s electric grid: not superstorms or cyberattacks, but rooftop solar panels. If demand for residential solar continued to soar, traditional utilities could soon face serious problems, from “declining retail sales” and…