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Cities Can Lead, Cities Want To Lead, So Let Them!

Carl Pope | Posted 12.07.2015 | Green
Carl Pope

While oil and coal interests can tie down national governments and prevent them from decarbonizing quickly, cities want to get on with the job -- and they are.

Obama Touts Clean Energy In Bid To Restore U.S. Leadership In Caribbean

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

(Updates paragraph 4 to reflect Obama's departure) By Matt Spetalnick KINGSTON, April 9 (Reuters) - President Barack Oba...

Obama Announces Plans For U.S. Energy Future

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

President Barack Obama toured the Argonne National Laboratory outside Chicago on Friday and announced his plans for an "Energy Security Trust" to furt...

Is Clean Energy an Impossible Dream?

Jerry Taylor | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Jerry Taylor

If low-polluting renewable energy sources could displace fossil fuels without harm to the economy, you'd find us at the front of the parade. But Obama's devotion to clean energy should trouble anyone who doesn't believe in showering public money on industries with no hope of a back-end payoff for the taxpayer.

5 Energy Goals for Obama's Next 100 Days

Christopher F. Jones | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green
Christopher F. Jones

While these measures will likely gain more support from Democrats than Republicans, each offers a degree of bipartisan appeal that should increase their chance of success.

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.

Why I'm Supporting President Obama

Robert Redford | Posted 12.19.2012 | Green
Robert Redford

We simply can't let Mitt Romney buy the keys to the White House and let the special interests write our nation's energy plan behind closed doors. He'd roll back every step of progress we've made -- not just in the last four years, but the last 40 years.

From Start-Up to Success Story: How President Obama's Clean Energy Policies Had a Real Impact on My Business

Laura A. Hutchings | Posted 11.20.2012 | Denver
Laura A. Hutchings

As the CEO of Populus, a growing company in the residential energy efficiency industry, I am grateful for President Obama's policies and initiatives that have encouraged the growth and success of my business.

Voters Want Obama's Clean Energy Plan

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

In order to win on clean energy, candidates can't just name check the issue. They have to lead on it. They have to offer a vision for America's clean energy future, and they have to do it before their opponents frame the issue for them.

The Climate Post: U.S. May Be "Saudi Arabia of Natural Gas," But Shale Gas Rush Is Slowing

Mason Inman | Posted 04.09.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

The market has a glut of natural gas due to widespread use of the drilling method, pushing prices to their lowest in a decade and deflating the shale gas rush, leading large producers to cut production to try to bring the price up.

Michael McAuliff

White House Slams GOP Claim 'We Can't Compete With China' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is seizing on remarks by a top Republican who argued that the United States cannot compete with China in the so...

Obama Targets 'Climate Change Deniers In Congress'

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green

At a Democratic National Committee fundraiser on Wednesday night in San Francisco, President Barack Obama called out climate change-deniers in Congres...

For Young Environmental Activists, Obama's Now The One To Pressure

Tribune | Peter Nicholas | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

Thousands of college students and idealistic young voters came in this weekend to learn organizing techniques aimed at pushing the country toward rene...

Alternative Energy: Why the President's Portfolio Approach Will Make us Leaders

Michael Wynne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Wynne

One of the greatest threats to our economic and national security is the need to secure foreign oil.

Winning the Future

Michael Moynihan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Moynihan

Clean technology is not like computer technology where we initially led and then other countries worked their way up the value chain. In the case of clean technology, we are starting out behind.

The Speaker Is Orange, Can the President Be Green?

Joshua Keyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joshua Keyak

Is this our Sputnik moment? I hope so because it will take nothing less that an Apollo-esque program to accomplish Obama's clean energy goals.

Climate Action: Part 1 - The Situation

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

There will come a time when governments are forced to act on global climate change. Its impacts will be increasingly devastating and undeniable. Its c...

Is an end to oil company welfare a winner for the Dems this Fall?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

I have this cousin who made $45.2 billion the other year and I just found out that he didn't pay any tax to the US government last year. Oh, and he ...

Obama's July 3rd Weekly Address Fittingly Focuses on Clean Energy

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

President Obama used the occasion of his most recent weekly address to announce that the Department of Energy would make a $2 billion investment in two new massive solar energy projects.

MoveOn Ad Urges Obama To Stop Future Offshore Drilling (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Activists opposed to new offshore drilling projects are seeing the Gulf coast oil spill as a call to action, using the crisis to urge President Obama ...

WATCH: Obama's Rally Cry For Clean-Energy Future

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In his latest update on the Gulf oil spill, President Obama uses clean energy as a rallying cry for Organizing for America supporters. Obama discusse...

Look Out, Letterman! A Solar Energy Top 10 List, Just in Time for Earth Day

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Good energy policies must be driven by a solid understanding of how to market solar energy to the American consumer. In true Letterman style, here's our "Top Ten" list of solar findings.

Obama Calls For Rolling Back Huge Oil Company Tax Breaks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says it's time to roll back "billions of dollars in tax breaks" for oil companies and use the money for clea...

Obama's 2011 budget: what's in it for the clean energy sector

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

President Obama unveiled his 2011 budget today requesting from Congress a multi-trillion dollar spending plan for the federal government. The spendin...

The Answer is Clean Energy Jobs. (No, really)

Amy Davidsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Amy Davidsen

Our lingering doubts have left the fate of US climate and energy policy in jeopardy. We need to recapture our faith in our own ability to innovate and grow before the opportunity is lost.