This week, Florida Governor Rick Scott rejected $2.4 billion in federal funds to build a modern passenger rail line between Orlando and Tampa that would have created jobs and supercharged Florida's tourism industry.
Washington, DC -- If I had any doubts that political geography is driving President Obama to fight his 2012 re-election campaign on the landscape of c...
Instead of taking the opportunity to up the ante of a US commitment to renewable energy by setting strong policy signals, Obama has largely left energy discussion to CEOs.
by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger During the State of the Union address earlier this week, President Barack Obama spoke at length about clea...
In his State of the Union address last year, President Obama failed to support strong policies to help the country avoid ecological disaster. Tonight, he cannot afford to make the same mistake.
If House Republicans follow through on their pledge to cut 20% of all non-defense discretionary spending, what might that mean for America's ability to compete in the $2 trillion clean energy market?
Here's my attempt to capture the most important stories that affected the greening of business in 2010 and my predictions for the future.
The security of our planet won't be ensured by competition alone. We need both China and the U.S rising to the occasion, racing toward the clean energy future.
The urgency for climate change solutions is rapidly increasing and leading medical and public health groups across the country agree: climate change is hazardous to our health.
Denise Bode is America's leading wind energy advocate and all the conversations she's hearing in Cancún are about exciting wind projects across the globe -- except in America.
The question facing the U.S. is not whether it should reduce air pollution and carbon emissions, but how to do so at the lowest possible cost. This means business and industry have a role to play.
One of cap and trade's longtime advocates has said the scheme "died of what amounts to natural causes in Washington." But earlier this month, China and officials from the EU met to scope out a pilot carbon-trading program.
Rather than bemoan our human frailty, let us resolve to make what progress we can on climate change, when we can. Its rising impacts -- on our poorest neighbors today and on our children tomorrow -- demand no less.
In America today, the truth is upside down on clean energy. We have allowed ourselves to be successfully tarred as the people who will hurt the economy by the fossil fuel forces who will guarantee the economic decline of America.
Our media has a responsibility to educate the public on issues affecting the planet. Covering the climate crisis only as a political issue shields from public view the vital scientific and moral elements of the debate.
While smart grid technology presents an opportunity for Democrats and Republicans to work together, energy efficiency remains the more promising option.