Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Marks "End of Favoring Motorized Transportation"

March 16, 2010 by  
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Ray LaHood at Bike Summit, photo credit Jonathan Maus at Bike Portland This writer didn’t expect much from Ray Lahood, calling him the ” Congressman from Caterpillar ” and suspecting that he would tend to favor the car and the big roads that they ride on over alternate forms of transport. I was wrong; I learn from

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Ian McEwan’s Solar: The First Good Climate Change Novel? (Video)

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Image credit: Friends of the Earth Back in 2008, TreeHugger founder Graham Hill posted on author Ian McEwan’s thoughts on climate change . At the time, the word was that McEwan’s next book would be all about climate change. Now that book is out—and it looks like it’s going to be a cut above the usual simplistic fearmongering and moralizing that has come to stand for climate change art

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Japan Wants World’s Largest Woodchip Exporter to Sell FSC Certified Product

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Photo: Paul Rovere, The Age It takes time, sometimes decades, but people power can turn around seemingly unstoppable juggernauts. That seems to be what is happening with regard to Tasmania’s old growth forests. For decades environmentalists have expressed their concern that these ancient forests, with all their attendant biodiversity were being irrevocably destroyed to feed a rapacious wood chip industry.

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