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Environmental Pledges Flow from First Clinton Global Initiative Asia

Environmental Pledges Flow from First Clinton Global Initiative Asia

HONG KONG, China, December 3, 2008 (ENS) – Commitments to clean Hong Kong’s beaches, produce carbon-free energy from rice residues, and raise awareness of climate change in India are among the results of the first Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Asia. Today, at the conclusion of the two-day meeting in Hong Kong, former President Bill…

Democrats Want Obama to Grow a Green, Clean Energy Economy

Democrats Want Obama to Grow a Green, Clean Energy Economy

DENVER, Colorado, August 27, 2008 (ENS) – Speaker after speaker at the Democratic National Convention is calling on Americans to elect Barack Obama president because they expect him to build a green economy powered by U.S. renewable energy instead of by foreign oil. U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton of New York told delegates that she ran…

Obama Wins; Clinton Stands Firm – Both Pledge a Greener America

Obama Wins; Clinton Stands Firm – Both Pledge a Greener America

ST. PAUL, Minnesota, June 4, 2008 (ENS) – The Democratic primary season officially ended Tuesday night as Senator Barack Obama declared victory before a jubilant crowd of some 17,000 at a rally at the Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul. “This is America, this is our moment. This is our time. Our time to…

McCain Scores Zero on 2007 Environmental Voting Record

McCain Scores Zero on 2007 Environmental Voting Record

WASHINGTON, DC, February 21, 2008 (ENS) – In the 2007 National Environmental Scorecard released today by the League of Conservation Voters, Republican presidential hopeful Senator John McCain received a score of zero. The Scorecard is an annual measure of lawmakers’ votes on environmental issues. McCain, an Arizona Republican, scored 0 percent in 2007 due to…

Will Candidates' Green Talk Lead to Presidential Action?

Will Candidates' Green Talk Lead to Presidential Action?

WASHINGTON, DC, February 4, 2008 (ENS) – Millions of Americans will vote in the Super Tuesday primary elections on February 5th, and many will consider the candidates’ shade of green before casting their ballots. From addressing climate change to touting biofuels, the presidential hopefuls promise a wide range of sustainable actions if elected. But which…