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Better Late than Never: Obama, Climate Change and the Renewable Economy

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

Five years into his presidency, his reelection secured, President Obama has finally given up on Congress and decided to use the powers of the presidency to promote renewable energy and mitigate climate change.

Energy Sector Disruption: Three Political Lessons From 2012

Peter Gardett | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Peter Gardett

A heavily contested presidential election against the background of sweeping changes in the energy sector itself proved a perfect time to reexamine long-held theories about the politics of energy.

The Greener the Economy, the Greater the Economy

Neil Wagner | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Facts can be funny things and the fact is, some people don't look at the facts when assessing the economic impacts of environmentally-friendly business practices.

Breaking: Daring Protesters Shut Down Obama Backed Strip Mine In West Virginia

Jeff Biggers | Posted 09.27.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Ramping up renewed efforts to end mountaintop removal mining in central Appalachia, scores of protesters staged a daring action at the controversial Hobet strip mine today in Lincoln County, West Virginia.

Green Jobs Program Has Fallen Short, Report Says

AP | By SAM HANANEL | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A $500 million Labor Department program designed to train workers for green jobs has come up far short of its goals, with only 10 percen...

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

From the viewpoint of the Koch brothers and the Tea Party, government programs that work are actually the most important ones to cut, because when government works well it actually becomes more popular.