While most states have some sort of renewable energy standard on the books, the lack of a national standard means that a handful of states are way behind the curve, having developed few renewable energy projects of any considerable scale.
Author: Timothy B. Hurst
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American Farm Bureau votes on a resolution opposing cap-and-trade and any legislation that would empower EPA to regulate carbon emissions.
A new Zogby poll shows that those who are least able to afford rising energy pricesare the most likely to support climate and energy policies that would have that effect.
President Obama outlines his administration’s economic accomplishments, hurdles it faces, and plans to overcome these hurdles.
Only 2% of companies are covered by the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act, but that 2% represents 70% of US emissions, says Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.), the bill’s co-sponsor.
Speaking at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology today, U.S. President Barack Obama threw strong support behind clean energy and technology, touting America’s history of innovation and not shying away from problems.
Duke Energy, the North Carolina-based electric utility announced on Wednesday it would be leaving the clean coal lobbying group, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), over differences with the organizations opposition to clean energy and climate legislation being considered by Congress.
The Australian government’s ruling coalition has come to terms on an agreement that would quadruple the renewable energy target set by the previous government in 2001
Author, activist and eco-crusader Bill McKibben visited the Colbert Report last night to bring attention to the 350 campaign to limit carbon emissions and the October 24 day of action in support of the goal.
The Department of Energy on Thursday released the details of a new $2.3 billion manufacturing tax credit, enacted earlier this year as part of President Obama’s stimulus package.
This week, I’m headed to Red Rocks in Colorado, for four nights of music from Phish, at what is arguably one of the greatest outdoor music venues in the United States. And I will, at some point or another, be thinking about the New Deal.
Palin’s chain of independent clauses may have sounded a little disjointed to the untrained ear, but not to William Shatner.
Twenty-five workers holed-up in the Vestas facility on the UK’s Isle of Wight for about a week now may have saved their jobs if a proposed deal is agreed upon by both parties – but only if they happen to work in the offshore research division.
Shortly after winning approval from the California State Senate, a controversial deal that would have allowed the first new offshore oil leases in California state waters in forty years, was rejected by the California State Assembly by a vote of 43-30.
The good folks at Grist put together a comprehensive analysis of the 50 Senators’ treatment of energy and climate on their interwebs pages. And the results weren’t exactly flattering.