December 14th, 2017 | by John Farrell
If you work to secure Americans’ rights to solar energy or to accelerate the deployment of inexpensive renewable energy, you understand that not everyone is in favor. In particular, incumbent electric utilities tend to oppose competition in their (often monopoly) share of the electricity market.
May 9th, 2016 | by Tina Casey
The Koch funded lobbying network is already pushing back against a new fracking lawsuit that seeks to tighten up handling and waste disposal regulations
March 27th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan
Some more clean electricity news and views for your enjoyment: Solar Power California Sets Solar Power Record New Solar Freedom Partnership [&hellip
March 16th, 2015 | by Tina Casey
"Garbage in, garbage out:" three new renewable energy studies seek to undercut economic evidence that favors wind and solar energy with predictable results
June 23rd, 2014 | by AWEA
Into the Wind By David Ward Wind power is supported by a wide majority of Americans and evidence suggests that where there’s more [&hellip
May 26th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
Originally published on Planetsave. Turns out that just about everyone (including President Obama) has been hugely underestimating the methane pollution [&hellip
March 25th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales
Originally Published in the ECOreport. The rumours of William Koch’s departure from the coal business are incorrect. According to a reporter from [&hellip
November 20th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
Here’s some more clean energy, climate change, and policy news from the past couple weeks: Clean Energy (In General) [&hellip
November 15th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
Editor’s note: As I noted the other day when discussing some optimistic conservative support for a carbon tax, talk is [&hellip
May 11th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
I’m still catching up from my ~3- to 4-day vacation last week (first in a long time), but I’m obsessive [&hellip
May 9th, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer
DeSmogBlog has exposed the memo of a U.S. based propaganda plot to coordinate fossil-funded groups to turn public opinion against wind [&hellip
April 26th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
Two leading conservative political organizations say they are stepping up coordinated efforts to repeal state-level renewable energy targets.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) — a “stealth business lobbyist” that works with corporate interests to help them write and implement “model” legislation — says it may soon start crafting laws designed to kill or weaken state targets for renewable electricity, heating and fuels.
January 19th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
The Koch-funded political advocacy organization Americans for Prosperity is unleashing another multi-million campaign to play up the Solyndra bankruptcy in key election states.
After the release of 180,000 pages of documents and months of a heavily-politicized Congressional investigation that included testimony from Energy Secretary Steven Chu, there is still no evidence that the loan guarantee issued to the now-bankrupt solar company Solyndra was a political favor, or that any official in the Administration did anything illegal.
October 6th, 2011 | by Susan Kraemer
In an update of world climate greenhouse gas reductions in Panama this week, international reduction targets and pledges of individual countries were tallied to assess global chances of staying within the climate levels deemed safe. For the US, the news was not good.
The US pledge at Copenhagen, coming from the success in the House of the climate legislation needed to effect this, was for a 17% reduction below 2005 levels.
June 10th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Some more great cleantech stories from the week that we haven't yet covered. This week, I decided to just organize them by topic (note, of course, that some topics overlap -- in such cases, I put a little note about which other categories each article could be filed under after titles for those of you only interested in a particular topic). Check out these other interesting cleantech stories
April 5th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Following up on my first cleantech and politics roundup yesterday, here are 20 more great or important stories from the past day or so. I've decided to also bold the stories I think are the most worth checking out
February 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Following up on Susan’s post the other day on the potential Koch Brothers’ power grab in Wisconsin, here’s a great [&hellip