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Will Obama Sell Out the Clean Air Act for a Deal With Congress?

Liz Butler | Posted 05.31.2011 | Green
Liz Butler

The health and welfare of every community in this country and around the world will be jeopardized if Obama allows Congress to gut the Clean Air Act. Shame on you, Mr. President.

We're Number Three!

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Absent national policy and clear roadmap, it's not surprising that we find ourselves in the same soup as Nixon and every administration since.

The Empty Ritual of Energy Speeches

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Feldman

Every so often -- when gas prices are high, when oil sludge is pouring into the sea, or while a nuclear plant lies smoldering -- the sitting president stands before the American people to call for better energy policy.

The Irradiated Elephant in the Room

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

While nuclear energy in an ideal world would be an attractive option, reality is uglier. The problems greatly exceed the benefits. We need to shelve nuclear power as a viable option, and devote our attention to renewables.

Start the Green Revolution Without U.S.

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Not that long ago, it seemed Americans had decided, for economic, national security, and environmental reasons, we were going to be enthusiastic participants in the green revolution. But the pendulum has clearly swung in the other direction.

Nuclear Emergency in Japan

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karl Grossman

After the earthquake, Japan is now trying to avoid a meltdown accident at its Fukushima nuclear power plant -- a disaster which could have catastrophic impacts on Japan and much of the world.

President Obama is Right: We Need to Create American Jobs Now

Rep. John Garamendi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. John Garamendi

With his State of the Union address, President Obama delivered an important message that Congress and the American people need to hear: our nation's l...

Chinese Premier Hu Jintao's Visit Prompts Soul Searching in U.S. Energy and Climate Circles

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

The truly astonishing amount of material that came out after a recent visit by China's President Hu Jintao is a measure of how pivotal energy and climate change are between the U.S. and China.

Roadmaps to New Power: Appalachian Transition Initiative Leads Coalfields into New Year--and New Era

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

"Roadmaps to New Power" is a series of interviews with activists, residents, entrepreneurs and industry analysts about current plans and visions for a...

Roadmaps to New Power: WMMT Radio Brings Together Coal Miners and Tree Huggers on the Airways

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Appalshop's WMMT-FM, from Pine Mountain in eastern Kentucky, is the voice of the central Appalachian coalfields, offering views on coal mining and politics, and the growing recognition for a just transition toward sustainable energy development in the region.

An Irritating Trend: Green Ingrates

Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Kanellos

You can't ask for or obtain stimulus funds and complain that these programs are futile, expensive and doomed. Unfortunately, it doesn't stop people from trying.

Senators from Both Sides Agree: Time to Rev Up Wind Energy

Jackie Savitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jackie Savitz

Most of the problems facing America today can be solved, or at least lessened, if we make a real commitment to renewable, sustainable, clean energy, and specifically, to offshore wind.

PHOTOS: @HuffPostGreen Asks: What In Nature Can't You Live Without?

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Who knew 140 characters could be so expressive? On Tuesday we asked @HuffPostGreen's Twitter followers what things in nature you just #cantlivewitho...

On the Plains They Sure Don't Call the Wind Mariah

Tim Giago | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim Giago

Out on the Great Plains the locals have many other names for the wind. In fact, many of the really choice names for the howling winds begin with the letter "F."

Good: Cape Wind getting OK; Better: doing it faster next time

Nathanael Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathanael Greene

The exciting news today is that Secretary Salazar issued a record of decision approving the Cape Wind offshore wind project. As the Secretary acknowle...

Statistically Speaking: Offshore Energy Exploitation

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.thegreengrok.com.Offshore energy has been in the news of late. Obama's opening up new coastal areas for drilling (see Grok post);...

Empowering the Planet - An Earth Day Overview

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

Leaving climate change aside, is reliance on fossil and nuclear fuels in an era of skyrocketing demand a workable, long-term, energy policy for the United States and the world?

Wind Energy Solution: Wires Across the Water

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The solution to a perplexing and complicated problem -- supplying continuous energy from a variable source -- could have a fairly simple solution: make connections, create a network, share the resource. Sound familiar?

What Obama Didn't Tell Us About Energy

Ernest Istook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ernest Istook

"According to the U.S. Department of Energy, when subsidies are measured according to how much electricity is generated, it's $.44 per megawatt for co...

Flip Flopping on Obama: Democrats are Wimps

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Obama was written off as a loser by his own team simply because he could not change 50 years of social inertia in his first year in office.

Leading the World's Green Industrial Revolution

Tom Weis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tom Weis

Guest Commentary Tom Weis denverpost.com (http://www.denverpost.com/recommended/ci_15167157) Posted: 05/27/2010 01:00:00 AM MDT A gaping gulf exists ...

Why Clean Coal Is Not, but Renewables Are

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

The assertion that coal can currently be mined and burned cleanly is as delusional as the claim that new technologies render off-shore drilling perfectly safe.

7 Future Wind Farms (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The ongoing Gulf oil spill crisis is a painful reminder why we need to heavily invest in clean energy technology. With the announcement last month of...

South Africa's dirty secret: Eskom and the Medupi power plant

Khadija Sharife | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Khadija Sharife

The Beijing dragon breathes, and as it does - given that China has since become the world's major emitter of carbon dioxide (CO2), overtaking even the...

Bring Back Van Jones! Blindsiding Clean Energy with Dirty Coal

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

I miss Van Jones. A lot of us miss President Obama's former green jobs visionary. That includes coal miners, and residents on Coal River Mountain. ...