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Sabrina Siddiqui

Scott Brown Tried To Sabotage His Opponent's Signature Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown called Senate Republican leadership to urge them to stop a bipartisan energy efficiency bill,...

Solar Decathlon -- Innovation in Home Design

Sheri Koones | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green
Sheri Koones

One of the truly wonderful events that occur bi-annually in this country is the Solar Decathlon (SD), an educational program of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and organized by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Climate Change This Week: US Climate Report Card, Climate Action Day and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

President Obama Doubles Down on Better Buildings

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 07.09.2014 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

It's a tried-and-true solution for efficiency in the federal government, and something former President Clinton has long called the closest thing we have to a "free lunch."

Walmart Is the Last Place Obama Should Be Making A Clean Energy Speech

Stacy Mitchell | Posted 07.09.2014 | Green
Stacy Mitchell

Why are we now burning so much more fossil fuel to move retail goods? There are multiple reasons, but many of the most important factors are rooted in the rise of Walmart.

Robert Reich Trashes White House 'Numbskull' For Walmart Event

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich trashed the White House on Thursday for using Walmart, an enemy of unions and fair-pay advocates, as a poster comp...

Kate Sheppard

White House Solar Panels Are Finally Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- President Barack Obama will visit a Walmart in Mountain View, California, on Friday, where he will be tout the administration's push f...

Kate Sheppard

This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things In Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Pretty much everyone loves the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill. "This is a fine piece of legislation," Senate Majority Lead...

Entrepreneurs Say Strong Clean Energy Standards Make Good Business Sense

John Arensmeyer | Posted 07.07.2014 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

It's time lawmakers vote on the Shaheen-Portman legislation. Small business owners are doing their part to boost the economy. Political leaders need to follow suit.

3 Big Challenges for Latin America's Electricity Sector, 3 Big Strategies for a Successful Future

Jake Levine | Posted 07.07.2014 | Technology
Jake Levine

In the midst of rising demand, Latin America has been struggling with a wide-range of issues in building out new electric generation capacity.

Passive House: The House of the Future

Sheri Koones | Posted 07.07.2014 | HuffPost Home
Sheri Koones

The Passive House (or Passivhaus) (PH) was first established in Germany and is quickly becoming a standard in many parts of the world, including the United States.

Kate Sheppard

Energy Efficiency Bill Doomed Again?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Continued fighting in the Senate over amendments to a bipartisan energy efficiency bill prompted Majority Leader Harry Reid to compare h...

Climate Change This Week: Hot Action, Forest Drones, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures May 1, 2014 How unusua...

Home Renovations And Your Appraisal: What You Need To Know

David S. Bunton | Posted 07.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
David S. Bunton

Now that spring is here, many homeowners are looking to begin their next home remodeling project. Whether you're redoing the patio or finally putting in that new pool, you should remember that the value added from renovations differs widely based on a number of factors.

Climate Change This Week: New Ozone Hole, Wheat Worries, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 24 2014 How unusua...

6 Ways Chicagoland is Greener and Cleaner Than You Think (Part I)

Amanda Hanley | Posted 06.22.2014 | Chicago
Amanda Hanley

In 2010, Chicago was ranked the third-largest center for clean economy jobs in the nation.

Climate Change This Week: Super Cheap Solutions, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 17 2014 How unusua...

Eight Energy-Saving Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day

Noah Horowitz | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

Saving energy means power plants don't need to make as much electricity -- and that means less climate-warming pollution from the fossil fuels used to generate it.

Front Groups Spread Disinformation in Attempt to Freeze Ohio Cleantech Laws

Gabe Elsner | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green
Gabe Elsner

These pro-clean technology policies are creating jobs and helping ratepayers -- it's a win-win for Ohio, just not for utility and fossil fuel interests that want to sell more dirty electricity.

Climate Change This Week: The Ultimate Reality Series, Zombie Oil, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 9, 2014 How unusua...

How Japan Replaced Half Its Nuclear Capacity With Efficiency

Justin Guay | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Justin Guay

After the Tohoku earthquake three years ago in March 2011, Japan was in a seemingly impossible situation. But miraculously, or seemingly so, in just a few short weeks Japan managed to avert the rolling power cuts that many believed inevitable.

Climate Change This Week: Major Climate Change Report, Moves on Methane, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 3, 2014 How unusua...

Good News About Your Electric Bill

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

No, that $35 credit on your electric bill wasn't an April Fool's joke. Starting yesterday, millions of California residents and businesses are finally...

What YOU Can Do About Climate Change : Divest, Invest, Talk and VOTE (DITV)

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

I'm guessing that you and the average people who glance at the headlines about the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report (this is a...

Climate Change This Week: Clean Energy Calls, Science Signals, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 27 2014 4 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate chang...