Obama's early accomplishment of uniting auto-makers, workers, environmentalists, and governors to implement stringent fuel-economy standards for vehicles is only the beginning of a potential uphill battle for climate reform.
Last year, former CIA Director James Woolsey told me that he became a fan of electric vehicles years ago when running a war game for Congresswoman Jane Harman.
The White House unveiled a proposal today to increase federal fuel economy standards in order to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, an historic step that President Obama said will move the U.S. toward a “clean energy economy.”
Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $8.5 million in funding for 53 projects that support the development of a robust US wind energy sector and the US Administration's goal of generating 20% of US electricity from wind power by 2030.
A new report today released by the National Hydrogen Association (NHA) concludes that hydrogen fuel cars must be part of the mix if the United States is to meet its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80% below 1990 levels by 2050.