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Clean energy calls for bipartisanship

– By Senator Mark Udall (D-Colo.) This post was first published in The Hill’s Congress Blog. If ever there were a wake-up call about the need to move to a clean and balanced energy future, it would be the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico after BP�s Deepwater Horizon accident. The answer to what…

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Will Cap-and-Trade Go The Way of The Public Option?

On Sunday White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, when asked whether President Obama would sign a bill that did not include a� price on carbon, said Obama had campaigned on cap-and-trade and believed that a comprehensive energy and climate change legislation should seek to cut carbon. Without specifically mentioning cap-and-trade, however, Emanuel avoided giving…

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Guestblog: 10 (More) Proposals For a Comprehensive Clean Energy Policy

Michael J. Zimmer is Of Counsel with Thompson Hine LLP in Washington DC. He serves on the American Bar Association�s Renewable Energy and Carbon Trading Committee and the Environmental Finance Committee. He is� also vice chair of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) biomass coordinating council and is an executive in Residence at Ohio…

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The Week In Green Energy: �Plug The Damn hole!�

Week of May 24 – to – May 28, 2010 Eager to place a containment dome over a media cycle that was drawing uncomfortable parallels with the Bush White House�s�botched Katrina response, President Obama yesterday�held his first press conference in 10 months. During the hour-long media grilling, the President defended his administration’s and the federal…

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Installs of New Wind Farms Set To Dip In 2010, Study Says

2009 was great, 2010 won’t be as good, that’s the key take away of a study (U.S. Wind Power Markets and Strategies: 2010-2025) released today by IHS Emerging Energy Research, a Boston-based market research firm.

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