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Walmart, China & Arnold Leading Obama in Shift to Low Carbon Future

By Boyd Cohen, Ph.D. CO2 IMPACT As an American living in Canada I have been watching U.S. policy on clean energy from across…

EPA’s “Power Grab” More of a Tiptoe

Under the Bush Administration, greenhouse gases were not considered pollutants. The question was settled in a Supreme Court case in 2007, and whether…

To Say California’s AB32 Kills Jobs Is ‘Bunk!’

Ed Note: We’re reposting Bill Roth’s earlier interview with Marin Energy Anuthority Chair Charles McGlashan because of it’s relevance to the ongling ballot…

Kiva Jumps into the Student Loan Business

Imagine living in a country where you have no access to student loans. In the U.S. that seems almost impossible as the Obama…

Sustainable Hope and Help amid a Sea of Despair and Demands

Amid all the bad news and demands being placed on the President-elect Obama transition team this holiday season, Sustainable Land Development International (SLDI)…

Mr. President, There is No Such Thing as Clean Coal

President Obama recently authorized $1 billion for FutureGen, a public-private partnership aimed at operating the world’s first coal-fired, near-zero emissions power plant. FutureGen’s…

Which Is Cheaper? Nuclear vs. Solar

Bill Roth, founder of Earth 2017 and author of The Secret Green Sauce profiles the economies between solar and nuclear power.

How Obama Can Back Up Strong Words About BP With Action

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Last week President Obama spoke strongly against BP CEO Tony Hayward.…

Did Minerals Management Service Director Resign Or Get Fired?

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the resignation of Minerals Management Service (MMS) Director Elizabeth Birnbaum on Thursday  at the congressional hearing where she…

Is Obama Administration and BP Covering Up Size of Oil Spill?

Last week, Obama criticized the executives of BP America, Transocean and Halliburton for blaming each other doing a congressional hearing. “I did not…

My Missed Obama-tunity

By: Martin Melaver I’m a sucker for dreams-go-sideways stories. You know the type: You work hard against all odds, you pull off amazing…

Government Aid to Flow into Great Lakes, Helping Fight Asian Carp

The Environmental Protection Agency announced on Sunday a five-year, $2.2 billion initiative to start healing the Great Lakes. The effort has three main…

What The U.S. Can Learn From Denmark About Health Care

President Obama touted the merits of computerizing health records last year. “This will cut waste, eliminate red tape, and reduce the need to…

Clean Energy Gets the Celebrity Treatment

Clean energy has been a highly charged issue in legislation, but with Obama’s recent pledge to reduce CO2 emissions 28 percent by 2020,…

Clean Tech Projects Awarded $2.3 Billion

President Obama announced the award of $2.3 billion in tax credits, called the Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits (AEMTC), for clean energy manufacturing…
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