By The Guardian on November 15, 2012
An edited version of Suzanne Goldenberg’s interview with the former vice-president and climate campaigner, in which he calls for Barack Obama to introduce a carbon tax
By Timothy Hurst on March 30, 2011
In a policy speech today at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, President Obama outlined a broad energy agenda that, at its core, stressed the importance of reducing consumption of foreign oil — certainly not a new theme among modern U.S. presidents.
By Timothy Hurst on February 8, 2011
Administration announces plan for fast-tracking offshore wind energy projects, releases $50 million for R&D.
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 December 17, 2010
Remember those $360-million sand berms the federal government ordered BP to build in the Gulf of Mexico to protect coastal Louisiana from the damaging ecological impact of oil from the BP oil spill? It turns out they didn’t really do much, at least not in terms of capturing any significant amount of oil.