I'm not sure which is worse: using bailout money to fund the making of outdated, gas-guzzling automobiles, or to pay executives to oversee the creation of embarrassingly bad advertisements for those cars.
All this talk about how the Cordoba project will be funded begs a bigger question: shouldn't we be trying to find an energy alternative to oil so that we don't have to continue to send our dollars to hostile nations and entities?
Certainly discussing the stimulus program's potential flaws is worthwhile. However, it's surprising that such an accomplished professor as Roger Meiners would rely on such reductionist and cynical hyperbole.
The good news is that the spill at the Deepwater Horizon oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has been plugged. Whether it will hold or not has yet to be seen, and what will ultimately be done with the well is also unknown.
hat happens when millions of gallons of oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico, threatening environmental destruction and the loss of thousands of jobs? You'd think that a move toward renewable energy would be met with much fanfare.
If our energy needs in the near and mid-length future were expected to be met by renewable and more environmentally friendly sources, this oil rig explosion would make a much larger impact on these companies' share prices.
In deciding to divorce, the Gores have doubled their carbon footprint by creating the need for two residences. Though they have purchased carbon offsets for their property, that's like buying oneself out of conscription during the Civil War.