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The Alternative Agenda: Nissan Leaf Comes to America; Cape Wind looking for a Power Buyer; CES

Nissan Leaf Japanese automobile maker Nissan has begun the North American rollout of its Leaf electric vehicle (EV). Last week dealers in Seattle stocked their showrooms with the much-awaited car. Days before, dealerships in California, Oregon and Arizona also began delivering the Leaf to customers. Over the past year the EV sector has crossed some…

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Murkowski Offers Support for Kerry-Graham Framework

Alaskan Sen. Lisa Murkowski has praised the op-ed by Sens. John Kerry and Lindsey Graham that appeared in the New York Times this weekend, signaling that she may break from her party to support climate change legislation.

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The Kerry-Graham Partnership: A Breakthrough?

The Kerry-Graham partnership is great, but does it mean we’re going to see a climate change bill anytime soon?

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House greenlights �clean energy bank�

The House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved a key provision to establish an autonomous “clean energy bank” that would provide loan guarantees and other types of funding to clean tech initiatives. The provision is part of the sweeping American Clean Energy and Security Act, which is being debated by the committee and is scheduled…

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U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to create green energy investment agency

U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bi-partisan bill that would establish a new independent agency to oversee the federal government’s clean energy investments. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-New Mexico) and ranking member Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) jointly introduced the bill. The agency, known as the Clean Energy Deployment Administration, would be part…

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