Happy Earth Day!
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“So the answer is not only no, but hell no,” said Senator Harry Reid in response to a question about if he supports a bipartisan trade deal.
Energy boost – Vice President Biden and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz traveled to Philadelphia yesterday to highlight the problems and solutions of investing in America’s energy infrastructure. Here’s our statement . (Bloomberg)
Creating jobs – According to a new analysis, the EPA’s carbon emissions limits would create a quarter of a million jobs, the biggest growth would be in the first 10 years of implementation. (Inside Climate News)
OneNYC – New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio has announced a city-wide initiative to create500,000 housing units by 2040 and also create thousands of jobs building and constructing those units. (New York Times)Low cost solution – A new report by the Environmental Defense Fund shows the cost to fixmethane emissions is low. (New York Times)