By Michael Brune on September 14, 2011
Sierra Club’s Michael Brune argues that the whole “jobs versus environment/public health” argument is nothing but a rhetorical crutch for polluters.
By Timothy Hurst on January 27, 2011
In Tuesday night’s State of the Union, President Obama reiterated his goal of being the first country to put 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015, a plan he first put forth in 2008. And in the day since, the Obama administration began to expand on how it proposes to reach that goal.
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By Timothy Hurst on January 25, 2011
Besides who is sitting with whom and on which side of the aisle, the three biggest themes of tonight’s State of the Union will likely be jobs, jobs and jobs. And while I’m not expecting the level of focus on clean energy and climate as we’ve seen from President Obama in the past, there will likely be some discussion of energy policy, especially as it pertains to jobs and economic growth.
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By Timothy Hurst on July 30, 2010
Having seen a sudden uptick in television ads decrying new energy taxes, one wonders what an oil industry climate bill would actually look like. So we asked the American Petroleum Institute…
By Timothy Hurst on April 14, 2010
A federal gasoline tax of around fifteen cents is reportedly being considered as a possible sweetener to help passage of a Senate climate bill.