Monthly Archives: February 2008

Public Policy & Goals

Setting goals to drive public policy is a traditional method of creating and sustaining innovative change and this article focuses on that. February 27, 2008Goal PowerBy Shelley Metzenbaum John F. Kennedy understood it in 1961 when he announced a goal … Continue reading

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Global Cooling

The reports are in and it was a very cool year: “The total amount of cooling ranges from 0.65C up to 0.75C — a value large enough to wipe out nearly all the warming recorded over the past 100 years. … Continue reading

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Green Garbage

This appears to be a wonderful project for Sacramento, but obviously needs more research. City sees green in garbage proposalBy Terri Hardy and Chris Bowman – thardy@sacbee.comPublished 12:07 am PST Wednesday, February 27, 2008 It sounds too good to be … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power

A great overview of the current state of nuclear power in the country, in a very readable, first person account of a visit to the Three Mile Island plant, that covers all the bases. MELTDOWNWhat went wrong with nuclear power? … Continue reading

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Incorrect Narratives

Sometimes they are just wrong, but spoken enough take the form of dogma, and regarding the environmental record of the US, they are just wrong. The United States and the Environment: Laggard or Leader? By Steven F. HaywardENVIRONMENTAL POLICY OUTLOOKPublication … Continue reading

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Indian Water Rights

It is especially heartening, though it may obviously cause some problems, to see rights that have been so long abrogated, again begin to be empowered. Indian tribes exercising water rightsBy Karl Puckett, USA TODAY GREAT FALLS, Mont. — For decades, … Continue reading

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Delta Canal

Good news if it proves to be true. DELTA CANAL ALIVE AGAIN?LEGISLATIVE WHISPERS SUGGEST CONTROVERSIAL PLAN MIGHT RETURNBy Hank ShawFebruary 26, 2008Capitol Bureau Chief SACRAMENTO – Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger may issue an executive order jump-starting a controversial plan to build … Continue reading

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