By Allison Leahy on May 25, 2011
New rule approved by Obama administration could speed up offshore wind projects by up to a year.
Category: Renewable energy | Tags: BOEMRE, cape wind, department of interior, department of the interior, doi, ken salazar, obama, offshore wind, offshore wind energy, offshore wind farms, offshore wind power, offshore wind projects, salazar, wind, wind energy, wind power | 1
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
By Timothy Hurst on December 27, 2010
From the BP oil spill to a photo of a bear chasing a bison, 2010 was a banner year at ecopolitology.
Category: Energy, Environment, Environmental Movement, Media, Politics | Tags: 2010, bp, bp oil spill, cape wind, Deepwater Horizon, ecopolitology, glenn beck, google, maps, rush limbaugh, social media, westboro baptist church | 1
By Timothy Hurst on November 22, 2010
Cape Wind, the first offshore wind farm ever approved in the U.S., today passed another major milestone when the state of Massachusetts approved a 15-year PPA with the utility, National Grid.