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wili

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Re: Money and Politics: The Drive for Climate Change Action
« Reply #600 on: October 03, 2017, 09:40:00 PM »
Thanks for that piece of (ever more rare, it seems) good news, sig. I was wondering when the Pope's encyclical might start yielding some concrete results in the behavior of the church.

And as the saying goes (sort of), five and a half trillion here, five and a half trillion there...pretty soon you're talkin' real money!  :)
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Re: Money and Politics: The Drive for Climate Change Action
« Reply #601 on: October 09, 2017, 04:56:17 PM »
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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Re: Money and Politics: The Drive for Climate Change Action
« Reply #602 on: November 14, 2017, 01:25:29 AM »
”This pledge approach could become a model for progress in other states that also face corruption and foot-dragging on clean energy, such as the ten states flagged in a report by the Center for Biological Diversity.”

A group of Virginia state legislators pledge to take no money from the two biggest fossil fuel interests in the state.

Thirteen “Dominion $ Deniers” to Serve in the State Legislature, Countering Climate Deniers
In a big win for anti-corruption and clean energy advocates, 13 elected House of Delegates members have pledged not to accept campaign contributions from Dominion Energy or Appalachian Power.  (Dominion has blocked clean energy progress for years by funding campaigns of candidates in both parties.) ...
http://bluevirginia.us/2017/11/thirteen-dominion-deniers-to-serve-in-the-state-legislatures-next-session-countering-climate-deniers
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.