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Renewable Energy Standards

'Green News Report' - June 9, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: San Francisco adopts a climate change adaptation tax; Alberta, Canada, ho...

Got Science? The Best Way to Boost US Clean Energy (That You've Never Heard of)

Pamela Worth | Posted 06.09.2016 | Science
Pamela Worth

Federal action on wind and solar in the United States has been historically slow and inadequate. A disheartening number of U.S. lawmakers still won't even accept the urgent need to lower carbon emissions by accelerating our transition away from burning fossil fuels.

The Exelon-Pepco Merger & Exelon's History of Anti-Clean Energy Lobbying

Gabe Elsner | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Exelon has a long history of using political influence to oppose the deployment of renewable energy. Exelon’s political operations may impact the co...

ALEC Climate Change Denial: Attacks on Climate Regulations and Clean Energy Solutions

Gabe Elsner | Posted 06.07.2015 | Green
Gabe Elsner

These pro-clean energy policies translate into direct market competition for ALEC's corporate membership in the fossil fuel, coal, and utility industries.

'Green News Report' - January 13, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.15.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Keystone XL pipeline clears Nebraska court hurdle, moves to US Senate; Ca...

'Green News Report' - January 8, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.10.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: America's first high-speed rail line breaks ground in CA; Environment to lose another champion in the Senate; More tank problems one year after WV toxic chemical spill.

A Step Backwards

Bob Hagan | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Bob Hagan

While Ohio is the first state in the country to freeze its renewable energy standards, more than a dozen states have debated similar bills since 2013 -- a troubling trend led largely by well-funded extremists.

Kate Sheppard

Attacks On Clean Energy Were A Giant Failure | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Efforts to roll back renewable energy standards in the states this year have largely failed despite the best efforts of conservative gro...

A Win For Renewable Energy Standards

stateline | Jim Malewitz | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Is There Any Political Support For Clean Energy In This State?

Posted 05.08.2013 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: How badly do some people want to kill even a mild form of support for renewable energy in North Carolina? Badly en...

Is the Sun the Only Thing Powerful Enough to Unite Democrats and Republicans?

Posted 05.04.2013 | Green

From TakePart contributor RL Miller: A funny thing is happening on the way to conservative attacks on solar energy—some conservatives are champio...

ALEC Energy Director Misleads the Wall Street Journal

Gabe Elsner | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Gabe Elsner

In Friday's Wall Street Journal story, "States Cooling to Renewable Energy," ALEC Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force Director Todd Wynn claimed, "I have not received one dime to work directly on renewable-energy mandates."

ALEC Targets Renewable Energy Standards and Global Warming Education

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics
Tina Gerhardt

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) have let their ALEC memberships expire, according to Greenwire. Why?

Renewable Energy Standard: Symbolism or Substance?

Daniel Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Goldfarb

Any debate over what is in this RES bill will be taken as an opportunity revert to ideological arguments, leading to gross confabulations from both sides of the aisle about what such a piece of policy would do.