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The Week in Green Energy: The Many Ways to Skin a Cat

At a somber post-election press conference, President Barack Obama, ever the pragmatic, conceded that one of his major policy goals, implementing a comprehensive cap-and-trade system, was dead. “Cap-and-trade was just one way of skinning the cat; it was not the only way,” Obama said on� Wednesday, a day after the Republican take-over of the House…

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The Week In Green Energy: M&A Wave Hits Greentech

M&A activity looks to be taking off in cleantech and renewable energy again.

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Reid Sees Window of Opportunity For Energy Bill After Mid-Terms

Is Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.) an avid poll watcher? Of course! The Majority Leader, like many in his party, knows they’re likely to experience some steep losses in the upcoming midterms. The worst- case scenario: Democrats lose their majorities, gained just four years ago, both in the House and Senate. But Reid is undeterred by…

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How China Beat the U.S. and Became the New Green Tech Giant

By Elizabeth M. Lynch, founder of China Law & Policy First Posted on Foreign Policy Digest China no longer needs to worry about the U.S. as a serious green technology competitor because the U.S. just left the race. After a year-long impasse, Senate majority leader�Harry Reid confirmed on July 22, 2010 that the Democrats would…

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The Week In Green Energy: The Local Option

A week after the Democratic Senate leadership killed comprehensive energy reform, the onus is on the states to fix the country’s emission and energy problems. We saw the beginnings of this with the release, this week, by the Western Climate Change Initiative (WCI) of a proposal that over the next 10 years would seek to…

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