The Senate may consider one small segment of the stalled energy bill … a stand-alone proposal to create a national Renewable Energy Standard (RES) designed to increase the use of renewable electricity production. By itself the proposal is not particularly controversial, but it can deliver big results for the economy and for the planet.
Don’t know about you, but I haven’t thought much about green gifts for the holidays simply because there’s not much green to begin with… as in cash.
In stark contrast to the natural beauty of New Jersey’s Highlands region is the needless tension between the conservation of its critical water supply and natural resources, and plans for local economic development. Recent successes of municipalities that have chosen to conform to the Highlands Regional Master Plan prove this to be a false paradox indeed!
When I was a child in the 1950s, my parents didn’t have much money to spend at Christmastime. I remember one Christmas when I wanted a cowboy gun and holster from Santa Claus.
Will you trust the government to keep all of your personal medical information private and are they even capable of this? With Wikileaks, a master hacker was able to bribe a disgruntled government worker to help him access millions of very sensitive documents and e-mails and send them into cyberspace for all to see.
One of the many concerns about President Obama’s health care legislation is that it will encourage–if not eventually require–the government to approve the cheapest rather than the best medical therapy.
By David Santulli Dear Peace Corps — It’s been 50 years since the idea of you was born during a speech by JFK at the University of Michigan. It’s been a wonderful life – and now is the time to…
It’s time again to shop for your best coverage on Medicare drug and health plans.
How gratifying to see Americans increasingly angry at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for using offensive full-body scans and frisks in its latest production of what security expert Bruce Schneier calls “security theater.”
President Obama once said withdrawal from Afghanistan would begin in July 2011 — maybe, conditions permitting. But then he backed off that date. Now NATO, echoing American officials, says security won’t be fully turned over to the Afghan government any earlier than the end of 2014 — again, maybe; the alliance has signed a long-term security agreement with the Afghan president.