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White House Announces Plans To Boost Renewable Energy Use

Reuters | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for greater renewable energy adoption, announcing fresh financial incentives ...

Better Late than Never: Obama, Climate Change and the Renewable Economy

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

Five years into his presidency, his reelection secured, President Obama has finally given up on Congress and decided to use the powers of the presidency to promote renewable energy and mitigate climate change.

Hiding Renewables Inside the 'All of the Above' Energy Strategy Won't Work

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.18.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

The basic research on alternative energy so vital to America's future will not take place until we elect a Congress willing to spend more money on science and technology research.

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.

Don't Blow It!

Michael Brune | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

It's one week after the election, and I have some friendly advice for every Republican in Congress: Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and renew the production tax credit for wind energy before it expires at the end of the year. Here are five reasons why.

Republican Arguments Running Out of Gas

Josh Molofsky | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Josh Molofsky

The reality is that the president has very little control over oil prices. The upcoming summer "driving season," Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz and the ramped up rhetoric on Iran's nuclear program all have a hand in the game.

Government Has Long History of Promoting Innovation; It Should Do the Same with Clean Energy

Peter Lehner | Posted 12.10.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

Government research funding and loan guarantees can help advanced technologies move out of the lab and into the market faster. That means Americans will have quicker access to the benefits.

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...

It's State of the Union Address Time: What Can We Expect?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Tonight, we should see whether or not Obama's administration remains committed to the green jobs vision.

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.