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Obama, Biden to Make Important ‘Green’ Announcements

October 26, 2009 / 1 Comment

The US President Barack Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden are expected to make important announcements that will provide stimulus for a greener future. An Obama administration official has said that the President will make announcement regarding Smart Grids during his visit to Florida. Obama's announcement of a Smart Grid will be the government's largest investment of economic stimulus funds ...

Painting the World White Should Counter Global Warming, Steven Chu Thinks

May 29, 2009 / 1 Comment

When 20 Nobel Laureates sit together to discuss ways to save Earth from the plight of global warming, the outcome would definitely be special. Out of the many suggestions that would flow from the Nobel Laureate Symposium being held in London, the US Energy Secretary (Barack Obama's best man on "green), Steven Chu, came out with the most interesting : ...

Obama and California Prepare to Take Gloves Off in Fight for Emission Regulation

May 19, 2009 / No Comments

President Obama and California are preparing to take the gloves off in the fight for emissions regulation to curb global warming. Normally the phrase 'take the gloves off' would mean they are getting ready to really duke it out. Not this time. The gloves will come off because the fight will be finished, IF, President Obama gets his way. [caption id="attachment_5189" ...

Obama’s Budget on Climate Revenue: $646 Billion for First Year Through Carbon-capping Program

February 27, 2009 / No Comments

There are many things on President Barrack Obama’s desk right now that need urgent attending. But one of the most significant of all the bills the President wishes to see get acceptance from the Congress is the carbon-capping program. Apparently, he not only thinks the program will help the planet get cleaner, but will also generate the much needed revenue ...

Japan’s New Green Deal

February 12, 2009 / No Comments

Japan's PM Taro Aso is ordering his ministries to draft a "Green New Deal" this week. The "Green New Deal" is expected to counter the twin towers threats of climate change and economic downturn. [caption id="attachment_3923" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Green New Deal"][/caption] Aso's stimulus package will focus on slashing greenhouse gases. Aso is expected to fall in step with new US President Barack Obama ...

Steve Chu to Lead Obama’s Energy Team: Hope For US Environmental Policies

December 14, 2008 / No Comments

Whether you are a political or an environmental analyst, the word you'll likely use to describe Barrack Obama's new environment team at the White House is green. From a political point of view, the team led by Steve Chu - director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California and a Nobel laureate in Physics, doesn't seem to have any experience ...

Cat Show in NYC! CRA-Iams Cat Championship

October 20, 2008 / No Comments

We love animals at GP, but this is ridiculous. NYC is hosting a cat show at Madison Square Gardens where cats representing John McCain ask visitors to "vote for your favorite DemoCat or Republicat." McCain's cat is called Renegade while the cat representing Obama is called Bombay. [caption id="attachment_1984" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="A British shorthair cat named Renegade, representing John McCain"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1983" ...

Captain Planet Al Gore – Where were you when I needed you?

June 17, 2008 / No Comments

Al Gore, aka, Captain Planet scores no points for coming to the Obama camp AFTER Barack secures the nomination. What's up with that? Seriously. "Over the next four years, we are going to face many difficult challenges” including bringing our troops home from Iraq, fixing our economy, and solving the climate crisis", Al Gore said. "Barack Obama is clearly the ...

Barack Obama’s Green Fist Bump

June 5, 2008 / No Comments

Barack Obama will be the democratic presidential candidate. Yeah, yeah, the first black American to have a major party's backing for president. Black, white...what we really need to know is whether or not Barack Obama is green? And what shade? It reminds me of an old not so funny story. A bus driver during the fight for civil rights days was hauling some ...