USGCC Participates in Clinton Global Initiative in New York

Peter Zahn, USGCC’s Chairman attended last week’s sessions and filed this report: Attending the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meetings is an exhilarating experience.  This unique event, which is hosted by former President Bill Clinton and coincides with the opening of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, brings together leaders from corporations, nonprofits, and governments…

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Time Magazine

A Green Chamber of Commerce Offers a New Voice for Business The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has—how to put this—not been a friend of environmental legislation or regulation. The Chamber—which represents more than 3 million U.S. businesses—spent millions to lead the successful fight against carbon cap-and-trade legislation, along with health care reform and most of…

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Dirty and In the Dark : The Aftermath of the Power Outage

On Thursday,  September 8th a widespread power outage left over 5 million people in California, Arizona, and Mexico without electricity. Among the population affected, 1.5 million San Deigans were left in the dark as 2 million gallons of sewage water began to spill into San Diego water tables, beaches, lagoons, and harbor.  The spillage caused the closure of 1o miles of San Diego…

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