Economy & Business

"Climate Skeptic Group Works To Reverse Renewable Energy Mandates"

"The Heartland Institute, a libertarian think tank skeptical of climate change science, has joined with the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council to write model legislation aimed at reversing state renewable energy mandates across the country."

Source: Wash Post, 11/26/2012

Hurricane Sandy Destroys Jobs, Brings Threat Of Poverty To Thousands

"JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- At the time of day Friday when most workers are making plans for happy hour, Cheryl Johnson is making a final scan of the online job listings at the Jersey City One-Stop Career Center. Her skirt suit is wrinkled. Johnson lost her job after Hurricane Sandy lashed the mid-Atlantic states three weeks ago."

Source: Huffington Post, 11/20/2012

"As Coasts Rebuild and U.S. Pays, Repeatedly, the Critics Ask Why"

"Across the nation, tens of billions of tax dollars have been spent on subsidizing coastal reconstruction in the aftermath of storms, usually with little consideration of whether it actually makes sense to keep rebuilding in disaster-prone areas."

Source: NY Times, 11/19/2012

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