People outside of military circles are often surprised to learn to that US Military is “greener than many other sectors. In fact, in terms of being both pragmatic and progressive about the benefits of going green, the US Navy shows true leadership: http://www.voanews.com/content/us-navy-presses-forward-with-biofuels/1365301.html
In the past two weeks the United States and China have released separate plans for reducing their carbon emissions. Despite the fanfare that greeted the announcements, serious doubts have already been voiced about the combined effort. Put simply, is it going to be enough? Already worrying signs abound that these plans are too little, too late.
As President Obama and his advisers unveil their plans for the coming term, one thing seems certain: the new administration will usher in a sea change for climate change policy in the United States. For the first time, America is led by an executive who understands the perils of climate change and is committed to doing something about it.