Schwarzenegger Promotes Carbon Cuts, Acknowledges Environmental Problems

schwartzenegger.gifDeviating from the GOP party line, California guv Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday proclaimed global warming an “immenent threat” and announced statewide goals to curtail greenhouse gas emissions.
The new goals, like the governor’s huge solar initiative will likely leverage the power of the California market to influence major changes nationwide. Despite possible initial costs, the effect on businesses should be ultimately positive for innovators and companies which emphasize efficiency.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He was instrumental in the creation of TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years as well as an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.