Environment

The only thing that separates progressives and conservatives when it comes to taxes is more or less  a matter of percentages: what is the best tax rate for each income bracket? Or, how much income tax should corporations pay? In fact, these debates are all variations on the same theme --...
01/17/2012
Blog
Amid all the headlines about retail profits and consumer confidence this holiday season, far less attention has been paid to the huge volumes of waste generated by skyrocketing sales and rapid turnover in high-tech electronics. In contrast to other waste streams such as industrial effluents and air...
12/19/2011
Data Byte
Here's one more reason to be puzzled by the GOP's animus toward green jobs: It turns out that the clean economy is disproportionately fueling economic growth and opportunity in states that tend to send Republicans to Congress -- states that are also struggling with high rates of unemployment and...
10/08/2011
News/Resource
NEW YORK - Richard Brodsky, along with Sierra Club-Atlantic Chapter and the Westchester Citizens Awareness Network filed a brief last week to stop the NRC from undoing of safety requirements necessary to prevent a catastrophic meltdown at the Indian Point Nuclear power plant. A summary of the...
09/20/2011
Press Release
Amid all the headlines about technological marvels and high-tech business icons, far less attention has been paid to the huge volumes of waste generated by skyrocketing sales and rapid turnover in high-tech electronics. In contrast to other waste streams such as industrial effluents and air...
08/15/2011
Publication
Richard L. Brodsky v. United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission PRELIMINARY STATEMENT Plaintiffs New York State Assemblyman Richard L. Brodsky for the 92nd District, Westchester Citizens Awareness Network, Public Health and Sustainable Energy and Sierra Club - Atlantic Chapter (“Plaintiffs”)...
08/11/2011
Publication
Wealthy nations, led by the United States, should move to reduce or eliminate all tariffs on imports from developing countries as one way to help offset the extraordinary costs these countries face in confronting climate change. If U.S. tariff policy continues on the current ...
06/22/2011
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