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In last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his support for the development of clean energy sources that will create jobs and protect the environment. But while developing clean energy is essential for moving us into the 21st century energy marketplace, the way we build our clean energy future also matters. We […]
Today, January 27th, the EPA announced it’s determination that diesel produced from palm oil releases too many greenhouse gas emissions to qualify as a renewable fuel. Friends of the Earth applauds the EPA for recognizing the massive amounts of carbon emissions released from the production of palm oil, which has already led to the deforestation […]
The idea that behemoth banks should be broken up is widespread and bipartisan, embraced by regulators and politicians alike. Regulators—past and present—including Simon Johnson, Richard Fisher and Thomas Hoenig have offered public support for downsizing and reforming “too big to fail banks.” The latest to publicly embrace the idea is Sheila Bair, the Republican-appointed FDIC […]
President Obama made a strong stab at outlining a progressive narrative last night that envisions a nation where “everybody plays by the same rules.” It’s a pretty simple idea, tapping the powerful American ideal of egalitarianism — that all of us should get a “fair shot” and that nobody is too high and mighty to […]
This past year, the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards has been successful in getting out the message that our country derives much of its strength based in large part on a sturdy system of standards that help ensure clean air, safe toys, hazard-free workplaces, a stable financial system and much more. Immersed in our efforts, we […]