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How the Consumer Electronics Industry Is Thinking Green

Gary Shapiro | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

We all share the responsibility of protecting our planet. Leveraging the power of innovation, the consumer electronics industry is voluntarily leading the way to improve sustainability and increase the energy efficiency of the devices we all rely on.

Kate Sheppard

Former Energy Official Disputes '60 Minutes' Segment On Clean Tech Crash

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "60 Minutes" last Sunday ran a segment on what it described as the "crash" of the clean tech industry, detailing perceived failures in g...

Issa: DC Law Firm 'Crosses The Line'

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Leaders of the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday accused a prominent Washington law firm of trying to interfere with their inves...

Blatant Distortion and Manipulation of Oil Prices Laid Bare

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

What transpired on Friday was a brutal movement in the price of oil to the enormous benefit to oil interests. And for no reason that can be explained by either an interruption in supply, direct nor indirect, nor significant change in demand, nor economic data supporting the move.

Flexible Grid, Renewable Energy Offer Hope for Future

Rhone Resch | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green
Rhone Resch

What have we learned 10 years after the largest blackout in U.S. history? Well, for one thing, solar power and other renewables are more important than ever when it comes to our nation's energy security and grid reliability.

'Green News Report' - July 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - July 18, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - July 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Massive Nonproliferation Program May Expand Nuclear Stockpile

Center For Public Integrity | Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

By Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith Center for Public Integrity A multibillion-dollar U.S.-led effort to stem the threat of a terrorist nuclea...

Ex-GOP Rep. Faulted For Improper Action

AP | JERI CLAUSING and MATTHEW DALY | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson collected nearly half a million dollars in questionable payments from four federally funded nuclear...

The eGallon: How Much Cheaper Is It to Drive on Electricity?

Dan Leistikow | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Dan Leistikow

Visit energy.gov/egallon to see your states eGallon price How much does it cost to commute to work or drive across town? The price of gasoline is po...

Energy Department Official Accused Of Nepotism

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — At least a dozen children or other relatives of Energy Department officials have received summer jobs at the department in apparent...

'Green News Report' - May 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.23.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Tesla Repays Government 9 Years Early

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

DETROIT -- Tesla Motors, which makes a highly acclaimed $70,000 electric car, has paid off a startup loan from the U.S. government nine years early. ...

'Green News Report' - April 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - April 9, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - March 26, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.26.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - March 21, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - March 19, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - March 14, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.14.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Energy Department Hacked, Personal Data of Employees Stolen

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

Hackers broke into the computer network of the Department of Energy last month and stole personal data belonging to several hundred employees and cont...

Another Obama Cabinet Member To Step Down

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Steven Chu is stepping down. The Energy Department said Friday Chu has offered his resignation to ...

No 'Oops Moment' for Congressman Who Suggests Eliminating Energy Department

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On KFKA radio's Amy Oliver Show Tuesday, Congrassman Cory Gardner suggested that the federal Energy Department is "something we ought to look at and see whether or not they are actually justified to be there anyway."

Obama Administration Gave Company $1 Million On DAY It Filed For Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Obama administration provided struggling battery maker A123 Systems Inc with nearly $1 million on the day it fil...

Utility's Close Ties To Obama Led To Better Access

The New York Times | ERIC LIPTON | Posted 08.23.2012 | Green

Early in the Obama administration, a lobbyist for the Illinois-based energy producer Exelon Corporation proudly called it “the president’s utility...