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Obama Energy Plan

The Obama Clean Energy Plan Moves Us Past the False Debate Over Climate Change

David Ropeik | Posted 08.05.2016 | Green
David Ropeik

The EPA/Obama plan to reduce CO2 emissions from energy generation has moved the goal posts. The argument now, in the courts, in the policy arenas, and certainly in the financial world, will be more about how we act to moderate the risk, not whether we should.

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 Barack Obama Morphing Into Dick Cheney?

Michael T. Klare | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

As recent events have demonstrated, Obama's energy policies globally bear an eerie likeness to Cheney's, especially in the way he has engaged in the geopolitics of oil as part of an American global struggle for future dominance among the major powers.

Nuclear Power Revivial: The Obama Administration's Plans For Nuclear Energy

Mother Jones | — David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"We are aggressively pursuing nuclear energy," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Monday when he rolled out the department's budget proposal. Several...

WATCH LIVE: Obama Lays Out Renewable Energy Plan

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama is in Iowa on Earth Day to discuss his vision for a renewable energy future. The visit to the state that launched him on the road to ...

America Can Have Both Utah Wilderness and Affordable Heating Bills

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

We don't have to choose between protecting places of rare beauty and keeping homes heated at affordable rates. We can do both.

The Methane Bomb is Ticking: Here's an Energy Plan to Defuse It

Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte

Why is a sudden increase in atmospheric methane particularly frightening? The standard assumption until now has been: control global warming by turning off the human spigot.

Obama Team Primed for a "Green Stimulus" to the Economy

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Gardels

I spoke with Laura D'Andrea Tyson, a top economic adviser on Obama's transition team who headed Clinton's Council of Economic Advisors, about the need for a "green stimulus."

Obama Triggers First Environmental Dividend

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

The U.S. wind has obviously shifted and leading Democrats have been increasingly critical of higher-carbon sources of crude oil.

McCain, Obama Race To Promise More Plug-In Cars, Clean Driving

Popular Mechanics | Chris Ladd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the fight for the White House turned into an all-out energy policy battle this summer, both Senators John McCain and Barack Obama have thrown their...

Enviros Upset Over Obama's Drilling Stance, Happy With Rest of Energy Plan

Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kate Sheppard

Many in the environmental community are annoyed by Barack Obama's change of position on offshore drilling, even while they applaud his comprehensive energy plan.

Obama Delivers a Real Energy Plan for America: Efficiency Now, 10% Renewables by 2012, One Million Plug-ins by 2015

Joseph Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Romm

This is easily the best energy plan ever put forward by a nominee of either party. By comparison, the plan of John "Nothing but Nukes" McCain plan is a joke.