By Brandon Keim October 25, 2007 | 12:15:01 PMCategories:
Energy, Environment, Politics
A Friends of the Earth-produced radio advertisement endorsing Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards will start airing today. The prominent environmental group says Edwards has the best global warming position of any candidate.
Edwards’ plan: capping greenhouse gas pollution by 2010; cutting emissions by 20% by 2020, and 80% by 2050; signing a global climate treaty; and creating one million new jobs through renewable energy investments funded partly by taxes on polluters. Nuclear energy would not be part of that portfolio.
John Edwards: A New Energy Economy
Blogger TomP recently interviewed, President of Friends of the Earth, Brent Blackwelder. For more on the Friends of the Earth organization and why they endorsed John Edwards, check out: