Virginia’s first Commission on Climate Change met in Richmond on Friday, and heard a warning from Governor Tim Kaine that climate change is the environmental issues of this and the next generation. In the absence of action at the federal level, Governor Kaine said, Virginia’s actions can and must be […]
July 19 – 25, 2007
This has been a good week for Virginia’s Native American tribes. Not only have they been active and featured participants in the 400th Jamestown Anniversary, but their long awaited quest for federal recognition reached a major milestone.
Last summer the Commonwealth of Virginia began work on a state Energy Plan in response to legislation adopted in the 2006 General Assembly session. Now it would be nice to think this plan was developed in response to the looming threat of peak oil, but sadly this is not the […]