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Hesitation On Energy Policy Hurts U.S. Green Job Growth

Posted 11.14.2012 | Green

From EarthTechling's Beth Buczynski: For the past year, the Presidential election has dominated the American media and, arguably, public consciousn...

Green Energy Jobs Still Dwarfed By Dirty Fuel Industry

Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics

With gas prices spiking, energy policy is a big election-year talking point. It might surprise you that renewable energy alternatives generate interes...

Did Romney Huff And Puff Too Hard Against Wind Power?

AP | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 08.08.2012 | Green

DENVER -- Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has been savaging what it calls President Barack Obama's "unhealthy" obsession with "green jobs." The Re...

When Presidents, Cowboys and Scientists Agree

Richard Alley | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Richard Alley

Parts of America are powered by technologies that Abraham Lincoln advocated more than a century and a half ago. But some in our country are weakened by failure to appreciate another, even more powerful idea that Lincoln also promoted.

For U.S. Veterans, Green Energy Jobs Await

AP | By ANDY BROWNFIELD | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ben Noland served in the U.S. Marine Corps for eight years, then spent 18 months looking for a job. "I've probably put my resume in...

Addressing Climate Change: It's the Economy, Stupid

Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte

If candidates don't stand up for green energy, then don't vote them in -- because it's not just our health, our national security, or the devastating climatic consequences -- it's the economy, stupid.

Cash for Coal Anyone?

Steve Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Kirsch

Since the "Cash for Clunkers" program was so successful in stimulating demand for new autos, why not use the same concept to stimulate the demand for new clean power plants to replace dirty coal?

Add a Gigawatt a Day to Keep the Climate Crisis at Bay

Steve Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Kirsch

If we think we're going to make the goal from solar, wind, and other renewables alone, we must be smoking something. Every clean power technology, including nuclear, has to play a role.

Clinton, Obama Zero In On Economy

Bloomberg | Matthew Benjamin, Indira Lakshmanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Democratic presidential front-runner Barack Obama and his challenger, Hillary Clinton, are both zeroing in on the economy as the campaign moves to big...