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Obama Just Pissed Off A Bunch Of People By Choosing Walmart

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Flanked by bargain-priced displays of women's wear and patio lighting, President Barack Obama came to a Wal-Mart store ...

Enviro Groups Have Harsh Words For Obama After SOTU

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO and MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.30.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is sticking to a fossil-fuel dependent energy policy, delivering a blow to a monthslong, behind-the-scenes ...

Wait, Is This The Future Of Clean Energy?

AP | By DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 02.21.2014 | Green

DE KALB, Miss. (AP) — America's newest, most expensive coal-fired power plant is hailed as one of the cleanest on the planet, thanks to government-b...

Lucia Graves

Gore Praises Senator, Snubs Obama For Leadership On Climate

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Al Gore made a rare appearance on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to support the man who's become the new face of climate ...

Let's Rethink the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics
T. Boone Pickens

It's been almost five years since we set out to get America the energy plan it deserves. One thing hasn't changed: the need for aggressive and effective energy leadership in Washington. Long story short -- we have no national energy plan.

Lucia Graves

Senate Dems Tepid On Obama's Energy Security Trust

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's alternative-fuel research fund, the Energy Security Trust, while already unpopular with Republicans, is drawing...

After The Cliff, Another Mountain To Climb: The Twin Peaks Of Climate Change And Energy

Frank Sesno | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics
Frank Sesno

As President Obama prepares to take the oath for a second term, he has an opportunity to reframe the conversation around climate change and energy. It's the right time to climb up this next mountain. And the view is always better from the top.

Dreams of Independence

Martin Adams | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Martin Adams

Whatever the hype in the U.S. about oil self-sufficiency and its benefits to energy security, America is a long way from achieving oil independence -- let alone energy independence.

This November Our Energy Future Hangs in the Balance

Kate Gordon | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Kate Gordon

Anyone tracking America's energy mix over time would have to conclude that while we have liked coal a lot, we maybe like it a little less now. And that's a good thing.

'Really, Really Good Propaganda'

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 12.20.2012 | Green

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Drive through the coalfields of Central Appalachia, and signs of the siege are everywhere. Highway billboard...

Power Failure: What Voters Should Ask Obama and Romney on Energy

Scott Bittle | Posted 09.30.2012 | Green
Scott Bittle

The best projections show that the United States needs both more energy and cleaner energy. We need to make specific plans to insure more diverse and dependable energy sources in the face of growing concern about global warming.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Touts Clean Energy in Battleground State

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

Despite sustained criticisms from the oil industry and his presumptive general election opponent on energy issues, President Barack Obama has, in rece...

Obama Pushes 'To-Do List,' Hits Mitt In Battleground State

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. — As President Barack Obama readies for a return to the Iowa State Fairgrounds, his campaign is reminding voters that it was in...

How Gas Prices Could Help Obama

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics

You wouldn't know it from campaign rhetoric, but gasoline prices have been trending down. Six months out, polls show the presidential race is very cl...

Palin Hurls 'Terrifyingly Naive' Attack At Obama

Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin is blasting President Obama's energy policies again, taking issue with remarks he made Tuesday in an attempt to curb oil market manipulati...

Lucia Graves

The World's Most Famous Climatologist Is Invisible

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's a Friday afternoon and Michael Mann is at a downtown coffee shop. The climate scientist became famous in 2001 for his "hockey stick...

Obama Pressures Congress To End Big Subsidies

AP | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's plea to Congress to end $4 billion in tax subsidies to oil companies was rebuffed Thursday as the Senate t...

Not Quite 'President Algae'

AP | BETH FOUHY and DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.23.2012 | Green

NEW YORK — Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline as a gift to environmentalists. Newt Gin...

Obama Putting Keystone XL Segment On Fast-Track

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama is defending his energy policies in oil country, pointing to plans to fast-track an oil pipeline from Ok...

Obama Goes On The Offense For Energy

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

MALJAMAR, N.M. — Wooing a nation of increasingly angry motorists, President Barack Obama and his Republican rivals are all plunging into gas-pum...

Gingrich On Energy: Left Doesn't 'Believe The Wright Brothers Invented Flying'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Place Newt Gingrich in office, and he vows to get gas prices down to $2.50 a gallon. Place a liberal in office, and Gingrich vows that energy progress...

Obama Hits Back At GOP Presidential Candidates

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

LARGO, Md. -- Vigorously defending his policies, President Barack Obama ridiculed critics of renewable energy sources Thursday, calling them naysayers...

President Speaking On Key Issue

AP | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama makes a trip to the Washington suburbs on Thursday to talk about energy. He'll speak at Prince George's Communit...

The 'Most Important' Issue In November: Drilling vs. Algae?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

With gas prices rising, the GOP presidential candidates have increasingly focused on energy in recent days, seeing it as a one of President Barack Oba...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Goes On Offense On Energy, Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when Congressional Republicans are scrambling to find ways to blame him for rising gas prices, President Barack Obama on Monda...