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GOP-Led States May Fight Obama On Climate Change | Ryan Rainey | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama’s new push against climate change may resistance from Republican-led state governments. Obama on Tuesday anno...

Smarter Choices for Climate Solutions

Michael Brune | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

Currently, our transportation system is heavily dependent on oil, which is our largest source of climate pollution -- roughly one-third of all U.S. carbon emissions. If we want to cut carbon pollution fast, moving beyond oil for transportation is an obvious strategy.

Time to Stand Up for Families and the Environment

Michael Brune | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

Rebuilding a strong middle class and creating a clean-energy economy won't happen by accident. It depends on making the right decisions as a nation. The problem, of course, is that those aren't the decisions that we've been making.

Is Energy Obama's Internet?

Theodore Johnson | Posted 02.04.2013 | Green
Theodore Johnson

Just as President Clinton presided over the Internet boom that accompanied rapid economic growth in the late '90s, the nation may be on the verge of an energy boom that will define the Obama economy -- and his presidency's legacy.

Mr. President: 5 Ways to Salvage Your Environmental Legacy (and Our Future)

Kieran Suckling | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Kieran Suckling

When it came to tackling the most important environmental issues of our age, President Obama's first term was a disappointment. He has a chance to salvage his legacy (and ours) in his second term. Here are the five places to start

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.

The Greener the Economy, the Greater the Economy

Neil Wagner | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Facts can be funny things and the fact is, some people don't look at the facts when assessing the economic impacts of environmentally-friendly business practices.

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.

A Twitter Discussion About Green Issues And State Of The Union

Posted 01.24.2012 | Green

How will environmentalists and green energy advocates respond to President Obama's 2012 State of the Union on Tuesday night? While Obama's focus m...

Obama's Green Agenda under attack from group linked to chemical industry

The Guardian | Suzanne Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A secretive group linked to a leading European chemical company has joined the campaign to defeat Barack Obama's green agenda, taking the fight beyond...

Advice to Obama: Green Jobs

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alison van Diggelen

If you had DoE Secretary, Steve Chu's job, what would you do? In other words, how can Obama better jumpstart the clean tech economy and create more green jobs?

Addressing Global Warming: US Poised to Lose the Clean Energy Race

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

Whoever wins the race to a clean energy future will lead politically and economically on this planet. It's frustrating to see the US administration dreaming so senselessly about it.

A Message to Congress: Energy Smart Programs Will Save the Economy

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

Despite Friday's piece in the Times, there seems to be a growing consensus around Washington that the road to our nation's economic salvation will be ...

Delivery Time for Obama

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

As he promised in the second presidential debate, Obama has made a green energy future his first priority in helping the economy recover.

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."

Wall-E, Eve and Barack

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Takahashi

So what's the simple solution? Certain magnificent obsessions can best become reality if the U.S. Senate convenes in 2009 with 60 senators, meaning no filibuster.

The Silent Saudi Squeeze (and a Suffragist Solution)

Rachel Haimowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Haimowitz

As our presidential nominees discuss bailouts and economic plans they have largely ignored one particular issue that underpins them all: Saudi Arabia.