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Tony Hayward Testimony: The Pitfalls of Political Theater

President Obama may have raised some disapproving eyebrows recently when he stated his fact-finding activities regarding the Gulf oil spill were not political theater but rather an attempt to determine �whose ass to kick.� However, few disapproving eyebrows are likely to be raised when Democratic Congressmen Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and Bart Stupak (D-Mich) deliver generous…

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In and around the green

Clinton: U.S. has been negligent on climate change (AP via Yahoo News) GM’s woes: bad news for clean energy (GreenBiz.com) Duke CEO takes issue with Obama (Cincinnati Enquirer) Renewable Energy might be slow to spur U.S. economy (Scientific American) Japan’s Toshiba to sell carbon credits (MarketWatch) Regional wind-energy proposal gets mixed reaction (Chicago Tribune) UK-US…

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In and around the green

Thousands rally for legislation on climate change (AP via Yahoo News) U.S. companies set for growth under cap on carbon (Environmental Leader) Cogentrix Energy acquires SEGS I and II (RenewableEnergyWorld.com) BASF and Centrotherm team up (PV-tech.org) U.S. senator urges renewable energy expansion in N.M. (AP via Forbes.com) Green Mountain Coffee getting some help from solar…

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�It begins with energy��

Yesterday, in his address to both houses of Congress, the Cabinet and the Supreme Court, President Obama laid out an ambitious agenda that he said would focus on three core areas: energy, healthcare and education. It is important to note that President Obama led with energy — not healthcare or education. He said: “It begins…

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In and around the green

FedEx’s Smith favors carbon tax over cap-and-trade (DowJones News via CNNMoney.com) Energy Dept. aims to give out stimulus loans by summer (Cnet.com) Google shakes up its philanthropic division (BusinessInsider.com) Squabbling derails greenhouse gas efforts (Guardian) Energias de Portugal signs $20m deal to build floating turbines (VentureBeat.com) Novera waits on wind power (Financial Times) Bordeaux wine…

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