General Motors has decided to discontinue funding of the Heartland Institute, an organization that downplays the risks of climate disruption, three weeks after GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson was asked about it during a Climate One radio interview. GM spokesman Dave Barthmuss confirmed the move yesterday. Read more »
C-SPAN 3 will air our recent program with General Motors CEO Dan Akerson (in conversation with Climate One Director Greg Dalton) today at 4 p.m. and again at 10:10 p.m. (both times Pacific Time). And if you're an early riser, you can also catch it on C-SPAN 2 at 6 a.m. Pacific time tomorrow (Tuesday) morning.
Or you can just use your digital video recorder and sleep in tomorrow.
As environmentalists paint an ever-foreboding future, many Americans agree that reducing our collective and individual carbon footprints will be better for our planet and our wallets. However, the gap between opinion and action remains wide. A recent article in Wired posited that employing positive feedback loops in our daily lives could change that. Read more »