Environment And Politics: Lobbying For Change

How non-profits can lobby for environmental causes and make a difference in the next election.
May 29, 2003, 5am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"When faced with the most anti-environmental President in history...does it make sense to, say, work overtime to save local green space when national policies create air so unbreathable it’s unsafe to be outside on summer days?...Since his election, Bush has, among many other things, abandoned the Kyoto Protocol on global warming, weakened wetlands protection, gutted mining restrictions on federal lands, called for increased logging, refused to endorse higher automobile fuel-efficiency standards, sued California for enacting tough air laws, repealed a law that would have lowered power-plant emissions, and offered tax “reform” that allows an enormous spectrum of businesses to deduct the full cost of large SUVs in the first year of purchase.

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Published on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 in E-The Environmental Magazine
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