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Fred Hochberg

U.S. Should Pull Funding From Exxon's Deadly Pipeline Project

Doug Norlen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Doug Norlen

It's time for Hochberg to step up to the plate and to withdraw his agency's loan from ExxonMobil's deadly Papua New Guinea LNG project.

Update: U.S. Government Suspends Consideration of Funding for Yamal LNG

Doug Norlen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Doug Norlen

Ex-Im Bank first announced Yamal as a pending project in November 2013, the same month that the Kremlin-backed Ukranian government used violence against tens of thousands of demonstrators, and many years after Russia's use of gas exports as a geopolitical weapon began. Ex-Im Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg needs speak out on this issue, and let the public know exactly where Ex-Im Bank stands.

Kate Sheppard

Another International Lender Pledges No More Coal | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Export-Import Bank has joined the growing list of international financial institutions that will no longer finance coal project...

Senate Approves Latest Obama Nominee, Despite Grumbling

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate has easily confirmed Fred Hochberg for a second term heading the Export-Import Bank as a bipartisan pact seems to be holding ...

Senate Removes Hurdle For Another Obama Pick

AP | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to free another of President Barack Obama's stalled nominees for a confir...

US Taxpayers & The Great Barrier Reef Coal Scam

Justin Guay | Posted 08.18.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

A scathing new report out today outlines just how risky some of the world's largest coal export projects are. Funnily enough, they're not the risks en...

Obama's International Clean Energy Strategy, a Tale of Two Agencies

Justin Guay | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green
Justin Guay

With the clean energy market topping $263 billion globally, and a solar trade war raging, the ending to this tale is crucial for U.S. competitiveness in the technologies of the future.

U.S. Ex-Im Bank President Fred Hochberg Underwriting Destruction of The Great Barrier Reef, Again?

Justin Guay | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green
Justin Guay

The U.S. Export-Import Bank, and its president Fred Hochberg, have never met a coal project they don't like. At times it's so bad we don't know what century the institution thinks it is operating in.

Fred Hochberg's Annual Valentine's Day Lunch: New York's Most Prominent Women Celebrate In Style

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Fred Hochberg puts most men to shame. Not only is he a successful businessman, a champion of civil rights, and, most recently, the Chairman and Presi...

Four Reasons for Hope on LGBT Rights and the Obama Administration

Carlos A. Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carlos A. Ball

I want to find reasons to still believe that the Obama Administration will do the right thing for LGBT people, and do it relatively soon.

Obama Appoints Openly-Gay Hochberg To Run Export-Import Bank

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A source tells me Fred Hochberg, an openly gay former Clinton Administration official, will be named to head the Export-Import Bank. Hochberg, who wa...