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State Clean Energy Finance Initiative: A New Federalist Approach to Boost Clean Energy Investment

Lewis Milford | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
Lewis Milford

While this approach is somewhat new in clean energy, it is based on an existing federal program already in place for small business, run by the Treasury Department. It is called the State Small Business Credit Initiative or SSBCI, which now distributes $1.5 billion to the states.

Energy: Who Cares?

Jeffrey Ball | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business
Jeffrey Ball

This holiday weekend, many Americans will feel what seems a powerful pain at the pump. But an American energy revolution that shifted meaningfully away from fossil fuels would require something more than episodic financial pain. It would require ongoing economic smarts.

Broadband Can Power Clean Energy Future

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 11.19.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

In a new report, The Carbon Disclosure Project rightly declares that we are in the middle of a "network driven communications revolution." And, it contains broad possibilities both for our economy and for the sustainability of our planet.

U.S and China Race to the Clean Energy Future: Taking Action

Caroline Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Caroline Henderson

The security of our planet won't be ensured by competition alone. We need both China and the U.S rising to the occasion, racing toward the clean energy future.

Tuning in to a Cleaner Energy Culture

Anne Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anne Thompson

Much like the American auto industry of the recent past, the nascent clean-energy sector is in danger of stalling when it should be shifting into high gear.

Greenpeace Activists Call For Clean Energy NOW Outside Capitol Building (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Greenpeace activists responded to the Gulf oil spill by taking their opposition to the oil industry straight to the Capitol, where they demonstrated f...

Stem the Flow

Sen. Mark Udall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Mark Udall

Even while we work for a clean-energy future, we must ensure today's energy production is as safe as it can possibly be.

 That's why today I introduced the Safer Oil and Gas Production Act.