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Poll: Energy Efficiency is America’s No. 1 Housing Concern

Energy efficiency was the No. 1 unmet housing concern identified in a recent national survey – beating out safety, affordability and privacy.
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Forgiving Student Loans: A Stimulus Measure to Revitalize the Middle Class

Millennials are being strangled by record high student loan payments, more than any previous generation due to the skyrocketing costs of higher education,…
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Ground Breaks for Large Carbon Capture and Storage Facility in Midwest

Last week a groundbreaking ceremony was held for what the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) describes as the nation’s first large scale CCS…
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Quantitative Easing Leads to Inorganic Growth

Although the Federal Reserve may desire to stimulate the economy by an increase of the money supply, quantitative easing may do more harm…

Report Show Stimulus Created Millions Of Jobs

A Treehugger.com article says the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), otherwise known as the stimulus, has “done a number of good things,…

5 Years Later: Amtrak Survives Bush, Expands

A look back at trains in the U.S., in 3p, and about rail's role in the future.

Obama Releases $2.4B for EVs, GM Is Big Winner

Today, The Wall Street Journal reports, General Motors was the biggest winner (of 48 winners) of the Obama administration’s electric vehicle (EV) “battery…

Tesla’s Model S: Beginning of the End for the Big Three?

Last week, electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors made headlines with the unveiling of its long-anticipated Model S sedan. The elegantly-styled four-door hatchback has…

Johnson Controls Turns On Sun Power; Stimulus Dollars Could Brighten its Future

Johnson Controls is a major (but little talked-about) manufacturer of, among other things, heating and cooling systems for buildings. Now, however, the company…

Google: Leading the Way To Smarter Home Energy Use?

It’s been said that Google, with it’s deep interest in energy technology across many sectors, will benefit greatly from the recently passed Stimulus…

Spinning the Stimulus: It’s Business as Usual on the Hill

Now that the stimulus bill has passed, I’m surprised I haven’t seen any bumper stickers yet, declaring the ever popular propaganda mantra, “Don’t…

Studying The Stimulus: What’s Another Trillion At This Point?

I never really expected to see this latest stimulus plan fly through Congress without some serious debate. After all, this is a lot…