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By Michael Brune on April 8, 2011
Want to help out an octogenarian, deadly-jellyfish-eating sea turtle? Ask the Obama administration to restore the Northeast Ecological Corridor’s status as a nature reserve. And once you’ve done that, look into getting some solar panels.
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.
Category: Energy, Politics | Tags: american petroleum institute, API, barack obama, bp oil spill, clean coal, coal, ecosotu, Energy, energy policy, epa, gas, jack gerard, nuclear, oil, oil industry, Renewable energy, state of the union | 4
By Zachary Shahan on January 18, 2011
With approximately two years under Obama’s belt, what has his administration done to help the environment? Here’s a look at 7 big moves.
Category: Climate Change, Energy, Politics | Tags: American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, ARRA, bp oil spill, cape cod, cape wind, clean energy, clean energy tax credits, clean tech, clean tech patents, Climate Change, co2, coal, Coal Mining, epa, global warming, high speed rail, ken salazar, mountaintop removal, mountaintop removal mining, obama, offshore drilling, offshore gas, offshore gas drilling, offshore oil, offshore oil drilling, offshore wind, offshore wind energy, offshore wind farm, offshore wind farms, salazar | 4
By Timothy Hurst on December 31, 2010
Political news in 2010 was dominated by the U.S. midterm elections and the ongoing economic troubles in the U.S. and Europe. But there was no shortage of big stories in environmental politics, including one that most people will remember for the rest of their lives.
Category: Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Environmental Movement, Politics | Tags: bp oil spill, cap and trade, cape wind, Climate Change, climategate, congress, cop 16, energy policy, environmental politics, global warming, Politics, Republicans, senate, tea party, upper big branch | 2