obama clean energy
Investing in clean energy - things like wind and solar - can go a long way in solving many of the big problems the world faces today, whether it be war, climate change, job loss or chronic health problems.
Many of these problems are also tied to the concept of independence and I think that is why President Obama chose to talk about clean energy for his July 3rd weekly address.
In a speech earlier today at Carnegie Mellon University, US President Barack Obama urged Congress to roll back “billions of dollars in tax breaks” for oil companies and begin to look at ways to significantly increase investment in clean energy alternatives.
No this wasn't a joint press conference bringing together both the Republican and Democratic parties to call for a rapid deployment of clean energy technology in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico BP oil spill.
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
US President Obama has announced that his administration will aim to reduce the federal government's greenhouse gas emissions 28% by 2020.
According to a new report released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), here are the 10 US States with the largest wind power installations:
1. Texas: 9,140 megawatts (MW)
2. Iowa: 3,670 MW
3. California: 2,794 MW
In 2009 the US wind energy industry installed a record-breaking 10,000 megawatts of new capacity, according to a new report released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). That's enough electricity to power 2.4 million homes.
The New York Time's lead editorial today is The Case for a Climate Bill and it's well worth the read.