Monthly Archives: April 2007

The Power of Green, Thomas Friedman NY Times

“Green is the new red, white and blue.”

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Road panel told to study all options (Denver Post’s title)

Colorado’s method of paying for highways and transit is “antiquated, inadequate and in need of overhaul,” Gov. Bill Ritter said Thursday as he challenged state leaders to come up with new ways of funding transportation.

Between now and November, a new transportation-finance panel will explore a variety of “sustainable revenue streams” for roads and mass transit in Colorado that could include tax increases, toll roads and other “public-private partnerships,” Ritter said at a transportation summit attended by more than 500 people at the Colorado Convention Center.  Read full article by Jeffrey Leib, Denver Post Staff Writer

California leads the nation on going ‘green’

From solar power to biofuel, state is way ahead of federal government. Read full article by John Larson, NBC News Correspondent  April 2, 2007

Can Detroit Go Green?

Spurred by a Supreme Court ruling this week, environmental activists are stepping up pressure on carmakers to cut down on CO2 emissions. Will Detroit get the message? Backstage at the auto show. Read full Newsweek article by Keith Naughton

Hot and Cold: New York Times Editorial April 8

The world’s scientists are telling us with increasing confidence that the costs of doing nothing to regulate greenhouse gas emissions will be far greater than the costs of acting now. Read full editorial.