On Monday, President Barack Obama reiterated his administration’s focus on science by promising a new level of commitment—one with the same intensity and urgency as that which put Americans on the moon—and stressing that “the days of science taking a back seat to ideology are over.”
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The Small Business Administration lacks green resources to turn green jobs into green businesses and green careers. Obama and Van Jones would be wise to insist on changing that.
The stimulus package changed some of the rules for tax credits for energy efficiency. Many of these changes should make energy efficiency expenditures a no-brainer for small businesses and homeowners.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/WIWSi9ds9Zs&hl=en&fs=1] [social_buttons] Transcript of President Obama’s address from Saturday, February 21, 2009: THE PRESIDENT: “Earlier this week, I signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — the most sweeping economic recovery plan in history. Because of this plan, 3.5 million Americans will now go to work doing the work that America needs done. […]
Two freshmen U.S. senators—who also happen to be cousins—have introduced a bill that would create a national renewable energy standard (RES) of twenty-five percent by 2020.
President Obama’s stated desire to invest in smart-grid and broadband infrastructure syncs nicely with Google’s desire to improve the nation’s broadband infrastructure and build a smarter grid.
Part of President Obama’s proposed economic stimulus plan includes investing in smart grid infrastructure and what better horse to hitch your trailer to right now if you’re a big American company looking to launch your new smart grid advertising campaign?
Oh, and it also helps if you own the network.
the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee approved $20 billion in energy tax credits and related financial incentives as part of the Obama administration’s plan to revive the American economy.
Responding to concerns from Congressional democrats, Barack Obama has reportedly doubled, to $25 billion, his commitment to renewable energy tax credits and incentives proposed in his fiscal stimulus package.
Do you have a zero carbon economy idea for president-elect Obama? I’ll be sending them on to him, so tell me now!