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The Week in Green Energy: The end of Cap and Trade, For Now

It was a bad week for the renewable energy sector and the environmental community as a whole. For almost a year, since the House passed the historic American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), there was optimism that the senate would pass its own measure and finally bring forth the long-awaited comprehensive energy and climate change law. Yet, after months of negotiations, compromise and outreach the Senate Democratic leadership on Thursday afternoon decided not to push for legislation capping carbon emissions. They killed the Kerry – Lieberman American Power Act and its controversial cap-and-trade proposal.

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The Week In Green Energy: The Tipping Point

The first week in June could well go down in history as the moment energy and climate legislation in the U.S. reached its tipping point.

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Ontario Green Energy Official: �The U.S. stimulus is probably our biggest competitor�

While Washington continues to debate whether man-made climate change even exists, Canada’s most populous province,�has debated, passed and implemented the effective and investor-friendly Green Energy Act. But Ontario, like the rest of the world, is closely following the Obama administration’s push to anchor the U.S. as a global green power. The� tens-of- billions of dollars…

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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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Kerry � Lieberman: The Reaction

Reaction to the Kerry – Lieberman climate change and energy legislation has been positive, largely for being what it is: A solid effort by the U.S. to tackle the climate change issue that comes years after major industrialized nations in Europe rolled out their own carbon-pricing plan. See here, for our analysis on the bill’s…

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