Our Plans to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Greetings Blog Readers,

I hope you are having a great week so far. We here at ecoShuttle are having a great week, and this is partly because we were quite pleased to hear President Obama outlining his plan to reduce carbon emissions. Continue reading Our Plans to Cut Greenhouse Gases

The Post-Election Blog

Happy Friday Blog Readers,

I’m sure everyone is happy to hear that the election is now over. I for one was happy to hear President Obama finally mention climate change while he was delivering his victory speech Tuesday evening. For some reason, climate change has become a partisan issue. This has not always been the case. In 1989, Claudine Schneider, a Republican house member from Rhode Island sponsored a bill called H.R. 1078: The Global Warming Prevention Act of 1989. Continue reading The Post-Election Blog

Back in the Blog Saddle

Hello Blog Readers,

I’m happy to be back on the blog after being ousted by Fiona! But now I’m back, and first off, I would like to congratulate Jesse and Fiona Yun on the birth of their daughter, Avani, the newest Yun! I would also like to congratulate William Sampson and his wife Elizabeth on their newborn boy, Darwin, as well. Continue reading Back in the Blog Saddle

The Good News Blog!


By: Mark Klosterman

Hello everyone!  As you have probably noticed, it is easy to be a negative Nancy when writing about environmental issues and climate change, but people are making great efforts to correct this, and it is okay to write about that too.  Hopefully I can make this a recurring blog theme that I will call…”The Good News Blog!”  Continue reading The Good News Blog!

Tackling Climate Change Begins with US

Over the last 20 years, the west coast has cultivated an image of itself as a vigilant steward of the environment and has some of the most progressive environmental state legislation in the country to back it up.  Anyone living in Portland is well aware of how keen Portlanders are about making sure this planet is inhabitable in the years to come, but what about the rest of the country? Continue reading Tackling Climate Change Begins with US