Volume VII, #12
"If I find anything frustrating it's that governments for 15 to 20 years have been telling us what a crisis climate change is. When the financial crisis comes along, they discover trillions of dollars to invest in the banks. If climate change is a crisis, government should be investing a fraction of that in climate change, and maybe if we had a fraction of the money we have today to spend then on climate change we wouldn't have a climate change problem."
-- World Coal Institute CEO Milton Catelin
In this issue
1) Exxon Valdez Disaster: Help Avoid a Repeat
1) Exxon Valdez Disaster: Help Avoid a Repeat!
3) Green Jobs: Going Strong
But it doesn't stop there, in a meeting with clean energy entrepreneurs President Obama yesterday laid out his budget plan, which builds on the success of the earlier recovery package and clearly emphasizes the need for continued investment in green jobs.
4) Liquid Coal: World Conference Comes to D.C.
Learn more here. (pdf)
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