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Foreign Oil Dependence

Hurricane Sandy Shows Us Why We Can't Afford Dirty Energy Projects Like the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Steven M. Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Steven M. Anderson

I rarely agree with President Obama, and Governor Romney remains my choice for president on other grounds. However, my fellow Republicans should concede that the president made the right call in January when he postponed granting a permit to build the pipeline.

A Time for Bold Action to Build a Sustainable Economy

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 08.24.2012 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

Our economy is going to grow precisely because we are taking care of our environment, and the leading job creators are going to be companies that specialize in sustainability and the green economy.

Wind Energy Makes America Safer

Mario Rivas | Posted 08.15.2012 | Green
Mario Rivas

While Congress drags its heels, the military is already working to reduce its energy impact and increase the portion of its energy that comes from renewable sources.

Barack Obama Prepares for War Footing

Edwin Black | Posted 03.19.2012 | World
Edwin Black

A newly-propounded Executive Order renews and updates the president's power to take control of all civil energy supplies, including oil and natural gas, control and restrict all civil transportation, and even provides the option to re-enable a draft.

If Iran Moves, the USA Has No Plan for an Oil Interruption

Edwin Black | Posted 02.27.2012 | World
Edwin Black

It will come as a shock to most Americans, but no presidential candidate -- nor any candidate, nor any local, state or federal government -- has developed a contingency plan in the event of a protracted oil cut-off.

U.S. Dependency On Foreign Oil Below 50 Percent For First Time In A Decade

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (Reuters/Tom Doggett) - U.S. dependence on imported oil fell below 50 percent in 2010 for the first time in more than a decade, thanks in p...