Government financing and new tax incentives are part of a new plan that President Obama announced today to make buildings more energy efficient. The plan is seen as a way to encourage job growth in addition to reducing energy costs.
Even with the failure of the United States Congress to pass a climate bill earlier this year, the federal government will still be able to control the country’s contributions to climate change.
As we’ve reported several times here on EnergyBoom, the United States’ congress failed to pass climate legislation this year, leaving the country without a solid, up-to-date plan for dealing with the threat of climate change.
Environmental Writer and Energy Boom Contributor, Stacy Clark, interviews Eric Pooley in Manhattan about his political thriller, The Climate War.
President Obama unveiled his 2011 budget today requesting from Congress a multi-trillion dollar spending plan for the federal government. The spending bill is seeking a record-breaking $1.56 trillion to help boost America's flagging economy and there is significant funds earmarked for clean