Thursday, May 24, 2007

Cool Cities

The legislators in Washington, D.C. are constantly wrapped up in all sorts of battles. Mostly to do with making certain they get re-elected. Like one of El Paso's State Representatives Pat Haggerty said recently, most of them have never held down a real job, and they are used to “sucking off the public titt.” ----- Well said Pat!

So anything that is going to be accomplished regarding Global Warming and reducing our carbon footprint is largely falling at the lowest level - on cities.

Cities are responsible for 75% of the pollution that causes global warming. The mayors of cities representing 64 million people have signed on to a program that will reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
Nearby this includes the mayors of Tucson, Las Cruces, Alamogordo, Ruidoso, Albuquerque, and Santa Fe. In Texas San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, and Houston are all onboard.

It seems reasonable to ask, “Why is El Paso not on the list?”