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A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
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Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

Kate Sheppard

Wind Power Is Trimming U.S. CO2 Emissions: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.04.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The growth of wind power in the United States is putting a significant dent in emissions, according to a forthcoming report from the Ame...

Wind Farms Do Their Part for Eagle Conservation Today, and Tomorrow

Tom Kiernan | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
Tom Kiernan

This long-awaited program will provide more eagle conservation than currently exists today, which leaves many in the wind industry and others who share our concern for saving eagles scratching our heads over the hyperbolic response.

Kate Sheppard

Power Company's Guilty Plea Nets Big Fine For Bird-Killing Wind Turbines

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Duke Energy's renewables division will pay $1 million in fines and restitution for unlawfully killing golden eagles and other threaten...

Obama's Climate Action Plan: Domestic Renewable Energy

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

. A true solution to climate change will have to recognize that it's a global problem and we're all in it together. Appeasing the fossil fuel industry by exporting dirty energy is not going to change this fact.

Why I Wanted to Be CEO of the American Wind Energy Association

Tom Kiernan | Posted 08.04.2013 | Green
Tom Kiernan

My son looked at me and simply replied, "You make the sky blue." While his statement was a "bit" of an overstatement, I have not wanted to disappoint him and have dedicated my life to leaving this planet healthy for our children and their children

Wind to Lead Phase-Out of Energy Subsidies?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

What galls Energy Policy Expert Fred Hewitt is that energy subsidies have been a fixture of American policy since the dawn of the fossil fuel era, and yet lawmakers refuse to make subsides for wind anywhere near permanent.

Matt Sledge

Loss Of Tax Credit Could Be Blow To Wind Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.24.2012 | Green

While the presidential race is rife with chatter about "the next Solyndra" and jokes about windmills on the back of cars, the clean energy industry ha...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Poll Attacking Romney Came From Pro-Romney Super PAC Pollster

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

Since Mitt Romney’s campaign announced the presumptive Republican nominee’s opposition to extending a tax credit for wind energy producers, there...

Coal Use Drops to Record Lows While Clean Energy Soars

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

What energy companies should be doing is focusing on how to transition away from dangerous fossil fuels and invest in clean energy and a just transition for workers. One key measure that will help that transition is, unfortunately, in jeopardy.

Jordan Howard

Wind Advocates Lobby To Extend Vital Tax Credit

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new study commissioned by the American Wind Energy Association says that if the Production Tax Credit, a lifeline for the burgeoning ...

Solyndra's Bankruptcy Shows the Failure of the "Green" Jobs Agenda

Robert Bryce | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Robert Bryce

The recent bankruptcy of solar-panel-maker Solyndra shows, once again, that the entire concept of "green energy" jobs was bankrupt from the start. "...

After a Scorching Week, Wind Power Lessons From the Texas Heat Wave

Denise Bode | Posted 10.11.2011 | Green
Denise Bode

For three straight days in the real world last week, wind made the difference between keeping the lights on and the air conditioners running -- and rolling blackouts.

Matt Sledge

Are America's Wind Power Jobs Heading To China? (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.03.2011 | Business

As America's manufacturing base erodes year by year, one sector has remained seemingly impervious to outsourcing: renewable energy. Giant wind turb...

T. Boone Pickens' New Energy Plan

Roll Call | Ambreen Ali | Posted 07.16.2011 | Green

T. Boone Pickens has a new plan -- but fewer allies -- in his quest to curb America's dependency on foreign oil....

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.

Race to Clean Energy Heats Up After President's Address

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Other countries are already seeing the benefits of making smart investments in the clean energy future. So as President Obama hinted, the U.S. better get in the game.

A National Commitment to Win the Clean Energy Race

David Foster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Foster

With the arrival of Chinese President Hu this week in Washington, there can be no better time for the U.S. to make clear its unqualified commitment to winning the global race for clean energy jobs.

Wind Industry Warns Congress: Tens Of Thousands Of Jobs At Stake

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The wind industry urged Congress on Tuesday to extend a cash grant program for production of renewable energy, claiming tens of tho...

Clean energy drowned out in Washington by a Two Billion Dollar Juggernaut

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Red State bloggers are all in a tizzy over an Open Secrets article showing that the American Wind Energy Association spent over $5 million last year o...

American Wind Turbines Sound Like Freedom

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The sound that American wind turbines produce as their giant, breeze-propelled blades whip around is a distinctive: Neh-neh-neh-neh-neh-neh. The anti...

George W. Bush: 'Diversify Away From Oil'

McClatchy | Jack Z. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DALLAS -- As the U.S. Gulf Coast battled a massive oil spill, former President George W. Bush told the American Wind Energy Association conference her...

Minnesota Windmills Don't Spin In Cold Weather, Confuse Residents

The New York Times | MONICA DAVEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For those who suspect residents in places like Minnesota of embellishment when it comes to their tales of bitterly cold winter weather, consider this:...

Alternative Energy: Rebirth of Our Economic Engine in the Wind

Patricia Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patricia Martin

Clean energy is not just a pop-up solution. If a town or city wants clean energy, it needs to invest in the equipment and maintenance to make it so. Hence, energy is politicized commodity, in which citizens have a big stake.