Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Administration’s Clean Power Plan Goes Further Than Expected on Climate Change

The Obama Administration has unveiled what is to date the most aggressive measures yet by the United States government to tackle the issue of climate change, and goes further than what was first anticipated when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation was previewed last year. The Clean Power Plan sets emissions caps on a state-by-state […]

California Latino Lawmakers spell out broader list of priorities: environmental protection, inequality among them

Members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus – a collection of 22 Democratic state representatives – endorsed a bevy of proposals on Wednesday, underscoring their increasingly strong political clout and an eagerness to expand their reach into issues other than immigration. Efforts to promote clean energy and increase voter registration headlined the list of nine […]

Guest Blogger Series: Adrianna Quintero “Yet Another Poll Shows Latinos Want Political Candidates Who Support Clean Air and Clean Energy”

Last week, a poll of Latino voters in Colorado again showed that when it comes to environment, Latinos want political candidates who support clean air and clean energy. A poll released last week by Latino Decisions on behalf of Nuestro Rio showed that Latino voters in Colorado want oil shale companies to disclose any potential […]

Guest Blogger Series: Roberto Carmona on “The Latino Community would benefit from Comprehensive Climate and Energy Legislation”

You’ve seen the headlines. America is struggling through the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Americans are losing their jobs and businesses are closing their doors. It is a vicious cycle – but it’s one we can break. As a Latino small business owner in Chicago, I recognize the importance of taking action during […]