The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) signed into law by President Obama in February of 2009 provides some tremendous opportunities for homeowners. This important economic stimulus that includes weatherization money stands to create jobs and strengthen our homes and abodes to use less energy and save us money.
The Bush Administration was no fan of science, and they made that clear. However, the more pragmatic and evidence-based approach of the Obama Administration is already visible in rulings on stem cell research, and more importantly, climate change.
After months of speculation and anticipation, the 2009 Philadelphia Sustainability Awards were handed out this past Monday, March 2. The ceremony was held at the Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and all in attendance were surrounded by that which they work to save. The beautiful works of nature on display at the Flower Show were a stark reminder to those who have worked so hard that their efforts are most definitely worth it.