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Obama Orders Feds On Renewable Energy

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use o...

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.

Hiding Renewables Inside the 'All of the Above' Energy Strategy Won't Work

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.18.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

The basic research on alternative energy so vital to America's future will not take place until we elect a Congress willing to spend more money on science and technology research.

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.

Obama's Legacy Question? Drill

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business

PITTSBURGH -- Energy companies, environmental groups, and even Hollywood stars are watching to see what decisions President Barack Obama makes about r...

Don't Blow It!

Michael Brune | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

It's one week after the election, and I have some friendly advice for every Republican in Congress: Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and renew the production tax credit for wind energy before it expires at the end of the year. Here are five reasons why.

Obama To Push Clean Energy Technologies In Iowa

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious to show voters he's working to create jobs, President Barack Obama is putting tax credits to boost clean energy in the spo...

Republican Arguments Running Out of Gas

Josh Molofsky | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Josh Molofsky

The reality is that the president has very little control over oil prices. The upcoming summer "driving season," Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz and the ramped up rhetoric on Iran's nuclear program all have a hand in the game.

Obama Administration Boosts Renewables On Both Coasts

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration moved Tuesday to boost renewable energy on both coasts, approving onshore solar and wind farms in the West and ...

Government Has Long History of Promoting Innovation; It Should Do the Same with Clean Energy

Peter Lehner | Posted 12.10.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

Government research funding and loan guarantees can help advanced technologies move out of the lab and into the market faster. That means Americans will have quicker access to the benefits.

How Clean Is Obama's Clean Energy Standard?

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — President Obama wants 80 percent of the nation's electricity to come from clean energy sources by 2035. Achieving this, he says, will...

Obama Promotes Clean Energy In Weekly Address

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Wind, solar and other clean energy technologies produce jobs and are essential for the country's environment and economy, President...

Obama's 2011 budget: what's in it for the clean energy sector

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

President Obama unveiled his 2011 budget today requesting from Congress a multi-trillion dollar spending plan for the federal government.  The sp...

It's State of the Union Address Time: What Can We Expect?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Tonight, we should see whether or not Obama's administration remains committed to the green jobs vision.

Obama Triggers First Environmental Dividend

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

The U.S. wind has obviously shifted and leading Democrats have been increasingly critical of higher-carbon sources of crude oil.