Archive > February 2010

Rights and Wrongs at the ARB

So, it’s not bad enough that ARB decided ARB will issue an enforcement advisory to notify all stakeholders affected by the off-road equipment regulation that effective immediately, and until further notice, no enforcement action will be taken for noncompliance. Especially since back in 2007 –3 years ago–when they adopted the rule they said: “This regulation [...]

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Whatever happened to RGGI?

Remember all the fanfare and hoopla?  Remember how this new regional cap’ n trade market was going to prove–once and for all–that cap’ n trade was the way to go?  Remember?  Remember that? Well, back then, I wrote that the whole thing was a mess and a sham in a post called “Are We Saving [...]

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Cap and Trade: Still a scam.

Look at these two polls from last summer.  Before George W. Bush and his friends released the market-hounds-of-hell on the planet, people supported addressing climate change. Nearly all respondents, 94.0%, said they were very or somewhat willing to change their own lifestyle to reduce the impact of climate change. And, 95.1% believed there were things they [...]

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4 numbers to tell a story

Clean air matters. How much PM2.5 is in the air really, really matters. It matters because breathing it kills people. In fact, if we were able to reduce PM2.5 to the levels established by the federal standard, we’d be able to save thousands of people’s lives.  Indeed, in Los Angeles County, PM2.5–related deaths are more [...]

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