Wednesday, January 24, 2007


Ten American corporations--including Alcoa, Caterpillar, DuPont, General Electric, Pacific Gas & Electric--and four major environmental organizations announced on Monday the formation of the United States Climate Action Partnership (US-CAP). Gee offers more details here. For the new web site of the Climate Action Partnership, go here.

Last night in his State of the Union address, President Bush belatedly recognized the need for action on energy conservation and climate change, but his proposals were extraordinarily modest and avoided altogether some of the most effective regulatory changes that could be adopted.