The Republican State Senate leadership in Ohio have introduced legislation (SB310) that would abolish existing standards in energy efficiency and renewable energy benchmarks, in place since 2008.
The bill proposed would mandate a miniscule 1% reduction in overall energy demand this year, followed by further reductions yearly based upon sales by the energy utilities. The bill would also establish a "Energy Mandates Study Committee" that would have the power to allow companies to opt-out of all energy standards completely.
The Ohio Green Party decries this effort to weaken existing law to the benefit of utility corporations and manufacturing concerns.
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On April 10 the Green Party of the United States released a trio of of promotional videos.
Earlier this week, Howie Hawkins, who hopes to be the Green nominee for Governor of New York, released the first of what is expected to be a large number of hard-hitting videos.
A library of over 200 videos from and about the Green Party of the United States can be viewed here.