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A Slew Of Green Energy Progress Could Be Made During Obama's Visit To India

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2015 | Green

By Arshad Mohammed GANDHINAGAR, India, Jan 11 (Reuters) - There could be progress on U.S.-India civil nuclear cooperation, solar power...

Lucia Graves

Gore Praises Senator, Snubs Obama For Leadership On Climate | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Al Gore made a rare appearance on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to support the man who's become the new face of climate ...

Let's Rethink the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics
T. Boone Pickens

It's been almost five years since we set out to get America the energy plan it deserves. One thing hasn't changed: the need for aggressive and effective energy leadership in Washington. Long story short -- we have no national energy plan.

Lucia Graves

Senate Dems Tepid On Obama's Energy Security Trust | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's alternative-fuel research fund, the Energy Security Trust, while already unpopular with Republicans, is drawing...

After The Cliff, Another Mountain To Climb: The Twin Peaks Of Climate Change And Energy

Frank Sesno | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics
Frank Sesno

As President Obama prepares to take the oath for a second term, he has an opportunity to reframe the conversation around climate change and energy. It's the right time to climb up this next mountain. And the view is always better from the top.

Dreams of Independence

Martin Adams | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Martin Adams

Whatever the hype in the U.S. about oil self-sufficiency and its benefits to energy security, America is a long way from achieving oil independence -- let alone energy independence.

This November Our Energy Future Hangs in the Balance

Kate Gordon | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Kate Gordon

Anyone tracking America's energy mix over time would have to conclude that while we have liked coal a lot, we maybe like it a little less now. And that's a good thing.

Power Failure: What Voters Should Ask Obama and Romney on Energy

Scott Bittle | Posted 09.30.2012 | Green
Scott Bittle

The best projections show that the United States needs both more energy and cleaner energy. We need to make specific plans to insure more diverse and dependable energy sources in the face of growing concern about global warming.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Touts Clean Energy in Battleground State | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

Despite sustained criticisms from the oil industry and his presumptive general election opponent on energy issues, President Barack Obama has, in rece...

Palin Hurls 'Terrifyingly Naive' Attack At Obama

Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin is blasting President Obama's energy policies again, taking issue with remarks he made Tuesday in an attempt to curb oil market manipulati...

Lucia Graves

The World's Most Famous Climatologist Is Invisible | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's a Friday afternoon and Michael Mann is at a downtown coffee shop. The climate scientist became famous in 2001 for his "hockey stick...

Gingrich On Energy: Left Doesn't 'Believe The Wright Brothers Invented Flying'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Place Newt Gingrich in office, and he vows to get gas prices down to $2.50 a gallon. Place a liberal in office, and Gingrich vows that energy progress...

Obama Hits Back At GOP Presidential Candidates

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

LARGO, Md. -- Vigorously defending his policies, President Barack Obama ridiculed critics of renewable energy sources Thursday, calling them naysayers...

The 'Most Important' Issue In November: Drilling vs. Algae?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

With gas prices rising, the GOP presidential candidates have increasingly focused on energy in recent days, seeing it as a one of President Barack Oba...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Goes On Offense On Energy, Gas Prices | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when Congressional Republicans are scrambling to find ways to blame him for rising gas prices, President Barack Obama on Monda...

Boehner Raises Heat On Obama Over Controversial Issue

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

The top Republican in Congress wrote to President Barack Obama on Tuesday to urge him to "change course" and approve a controversial oil pipeline, see...

Lucia Graves

Obama Unveils Energy Initiatives In Las Vegas | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama began laying out his "all-of-the-above" energy strategies in a campaign-styled stop in Las Vegas on Thursday, exp...

Lucia Graves

Obama Takes To Nevada And Colorado To Talk Energy, Expanding Drilling In The Gulf | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will double down on his "all-of-the-above" energy strategy on Thursday when he announces the Interior Department'...

Paige Lavender

White House Fails On Promise Of Solar Panels On Roof By Spring | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Despite a promise from a top Obama administration official that solar panels and a solar water heater would be installed on the White Ho...

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...

Amanda Terkel

Haley Barbour's K Street Ties Complicate His Dig Against Obama | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As speculation grows about whether or not Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) will jump into the 2012 presidential field, increased atten...

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.

Obama Not Happy With U.S. Climate Policy, Promises More Reform In New Interview

Inhabitat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In a rather lengthy interview with Rolling Stone, President Obama spilled the beans about how he feels about the US government's current climate and e...

Please Step Up, President Obama, and Lead Us to the Clean Energy Future America Deserves

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

We appreciate Obama's leadership on clean energy, yet the extremely limited legislative calendar demands a much deeper level of personal involvement than he and his administration have demonstrated.

Message For Obama: Gulf Spill Is Your Big Chance To Tout Alternative Energy

Grist | Jonathan Hiskes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Barack Obama so far has said nothing about the screamingly obvious connection between the spoils of fossil-fuel dependency and the vision of...