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Entries by Carl Pope from 07/2007

Getting Trade Right

| Posted 07.02.2007 | Huffington Post

There are few issues on which mainstream U.S. media coverage is less adequate than trade. The standard framing for reporting on trade is that U.S. env...

Live Earth's Critics

| Posted 07.09.2007 | Healthy Living
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The performers at Live Earth weren't enlisted as role models. They were there to deliver an audience -- two billion strong if estimates are accurate, via television, radio, and the Internet.

Living to Fight Another Day?

| Posted 07.11.2007 | Huffington Post

Harrisburg, PA -- Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell has gone further than any state executive to date in making a clean energy future his priority. As ...

Fox Distorts, We Reply

| Posted 07.12.2007 | Media
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Supporting Fox at this point fuels a stream of lies and deception about the most pressing and far-reaching environmental problem in the world: global warming.

Saving Florida

| Posted 07.13.2007 | Huffington Post

Miami, FL -- Florida just became the first southern leadership state in the fight to whip global warming. Governor Charlie Crist used his Florida Clim...

Uncle Sam Makes a Good Investment

| Posted 07.16.2007 | Huffington Post

Washington, DC -- How would you like to save $600 dollars by spending $6? Sound like a good deal? Well, last fall's election is beginning to produce j...

The Capital of Trivial Pursuits

| Posted 07.19.2007 | Politics
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The two biggest steps the House could make improving vehicle efficiency standards, and establishing a national market in every state for renewable electricity are still being fiercely resisted by a reactionary coalition of industries.

Is There Something In the Water of Puget Sound?

| Posted 07.20.2007 | Politics
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It's encouraging that county leaders understand the seriousness of the problems we face and are taking the kind of bold, visionary action that will protect both our climate and their own citizens.

When Government Is the Problem

| Posted 07.23.2007 | Huffington Post

Ronald Reagan famously said, in his first inaugural address, that "government is not a solution to our problem, government is the problem." This belie...

No Child Left Behind?

| Posted 07.25.2007 | Politics
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The problem of funding schools in rural areas is real; the amount of property taxes that can be raised is severely limited because most of the land is owned by the federal government.

Tipping Point for Coal?

| Posted 07.26.2007 | Huffington Post

New York, NY -- There is an accelerating wave of news from the financial markets strongly suggesting that our efforts to slow down and stop the coal r...

Odd Bedfellows Against Illegal Logging

| Posted 07.30.2007 | Politics
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It's been clear to environmentalists for years that illegal logging was one of the major threats to the world's forests.

Consider the Source

| Posted 07.31.2007 | Business
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The American auto industry has real problems and it cannot solve them using the same outmoded and inefficient technology -- but it can make lots of money by making more fuel efficient vehicles.