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Obama's Green Team Split On Curbs

New York Times | John Broder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the fall of 1997, when the Clinton administration was forming its position for the Kyoto climate treaty talks, Lawrence H. Summers argued that the ...

Obama Climate Czar Intentionally Erased Digital Trail

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Don't bother looking for any electronic records of Carol Browner's first stint as a federal government executive. The soon-to-be Obama administration ...

Ash Christmas: Yesterday's TVA Coal Disaster is Toxic Wake Up Call to Nation

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Coal ash contains mercury, lead, and arsenic. Nearly 800 Olympic-size swimming pools of that toxic mix are flowing into the waterways of Tennessee right now.

Dear Carol Browner: Dirty Coal Will Turn Green Recovery Gray

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

The incoming Secretary of Energy will have the choice of committing billions of dollars to relaunch the shipwrecked FutureGen coal-fired plant, or allocating that amount of funding to launch a sustainable wind or solar clean jobs project in the same Illinois area.

Browner Not Greener: The Decline and Fall of Environmental Policy

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The Times defined Carol Browner as "an acolyte of former Vice President Al Gore." The Clinton administration paid little attention to environmental issues and accomplished less.

Obama's Climate Team Faces "New Energy Economy" Challenge

New York Times | JOHN M. BRODER and ANDREW C. REVKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The new team faces political urgency to deliver on promises made by Mr. Obama on the campaign trail. One was his pledge to use a cap-and-trade bill fo...

Obama: 'We Understand that the Facts Demand Bold Action'

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Obama, while introducing his green team today, made a point that he intends to make "again and again: There is not a contradiction between economic growth and sound environmental practices."

Lobbyist Spouses Of Daschle, Browner Present Test For Obama

New York Times | CHARLIE SAVAGE and DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Linda Hall Daschle is one of the most important aviation lobbyists in town. Ms. Daschle is also the wife of Tom Daschle, whom President-...

Browner's Second Chance: Obama's Green Team Traces Its Roots Back to Gore

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Roberts

When Obama promised change, he wasn't talking about plucking amateurs from outside government. He was talking about a change from incompetence and stagnation to competence and progress.

This Just In: Adults Put Back in Charge at DOE

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

For the past eight years our energy and environmental policies have been run by children. All of that is set to change with the welcome news of Obama's apparent new Energy Secretary, Steven Chu.

Carol Browner, Energy Czar?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP is reporting that Carol Browner is likely to be named as Obama's energy "czar": President-elect Barack Obama intends to round out his environmenta...