From a comfortable distance the BP oil disaster is depressing and horrific. But up close, it’s worse. Two days in the Gulf of Mexico left Environmental Defense Fund’s Executive Director David Yarnold saddened and enraged.
Mike Richter, a former National Hockey League goalie, helped lead the N.Y. Rangers to the Stanley Cup and the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team to a silver medal. And now he hopes to lead his teammates, and other athletes, towards a greener life with his new organization. Read More
WASHINGTON – Sens. John Kerry and Joe Lieberman unveiled a long-awaited bill Wednesday that aims to curtail pollution blamed for global warming, reduce oil imports and create millions of energy-related jobs. Read More
In the long run, the sight of wind turbines and oil slicks might serve a purpose: providing a conscience to American consumption Read More
Sens. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) introduced a compromise climate bill Wednesday, hoping public concern about the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will boost the measure's long-shot chances for passage. Read More
Read the op-ed Mike Richter wrote, which appeared in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on February 21, 2010:
I want my pond back
By Mike Richter
What does a healthy environment really look like? It can be seen through the eyes of a child — a kid holding a hockey stick on a frozen pond, dreaming of the Olympics.
A [...] Read More
Mike Richter will be talking about A4HP in radio interviews all over the country. Check out his schedule and listen to the interviews here!
Kerry And Lieberman Rolling Out Climate And Energy Bill Wednesday. Read the press release here.
There is only one meaningful response to the horrific oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and that is for America to stop messing around when it comes to designing its energy and environmental future. Read More
Among the Senate’s most important tasks this year are fashioning a rational, humane immigration policy and a rational, comprehensive energy policy to address climate change and oil dependency. Read More