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17 Cleantech Champions

There are actually thousands of cleantech champions out there, and many of them are CleanTechnica readers. I was actually a bit hesitant to make this list because of that — there are going to be a lot of people not on this list that really could be. However, in honor … [continued]

Apple Plucks Former EPA Chief

Former US Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson will be joining tech-giant Apple as vice president of environmental initiatives. Apple CEO Tim Cook made the announcement speaking at the D: All Things Digital conference last Tuesday with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. “I’m incredibly impressed with Apple’s commitment to the environment and … [continued]

EPA Head Lisa Jackson To Leave Post In 2013

  Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency Lisa P. Jackson has announced that she will step down after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address in January. Jackson, 50, has faced strong opposition from the GOP while heading the EPA, with continual threats of EPA defunding. She also had to … [continued]

Clean Energy Policy News (5 Stories)

  Some recent climate and clean energy policy news from the corners of the interwebs: 1. The “Hubei Province has started preliminary work with current investment of 8.5 million Yuan ($1.34 million) to set up 13 research groups on the carbon emissions trading study.” 2. Beijing’s electronic exchange for its pilot … [continued]