13 Feb '13, 4am

Obama

Obama

After years of talking about it, we are finally poised to control our own energy future. We produce more oil at home than we have in 15 years. We have doubled the distance our cars will go on a gallon of gas, and the amount of renewable energy we generate from sources like wind and solar – with tens of thousands of good, American jobs to show for it. We produce more natural gas than ever before – and nearly everyone’s energy bill is lower because of it. And over the last four years, our emissions of the dangerous carbon pollution that threatens our planet have actually fallen. But for the sake of our children and our future, we must do more to combat climate change. Yes, it’s true that no single event makes a trend. But the fact is, the 12 hottest years on record have all come in the last 15. Heat waves, droughts, wildfires, and floods – all are now more frequent and inten...

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Obama and the reinvention of energy efficiency

renewableenergyworld.com 14 Feb '13, 3pm

The energy efficiency industry received a nice boost this week during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address....

Here's how to double U.S. energy efficiency by 2030.

Here's how to double U.S. energy efficiency by ...

greentechmedia.com 08 Feb '13, 6pm

Driven by technological improvements, strengthening policy, and behavior change, the U.S. economy is becoming less energy-...

#POTUS aims for 50% U.S. building stock #energy reduction in 20 years. Looks like a job for the #2030Challenge! #SOTU

#POTUS aims for 50% U.S. building stock #energy...

architecture2030.org 13 Feb '13, 5pm

As of July 2010, 73% of the 30 largest U.S. Architecture / Engineering firms, responsible for over $100 billion in constru...

Obama Reinforces Support for Renewable Energy

renewableenergyworld.com 13 Feb '13, 8pm

"Last year, wind energy added nearly half of all new power capacity in America. So let's generate even more. Solar energy ...

Weighing Obama's SOTUS Proposal: More Oil Drill...

renewableenergyworld.com 14 Feb '13, 3pm

Obama's "Energy Security Trust" -- which he announced this week in the State of the Union address -- would redirect about ...

President Obama's next steps for a Carbon Tax

President Obama's next steps for a Carbon Tax

treehugger.com 13 Feb '13, 4pm

During Tuesday's State of the Union address, President Obama outlined his views on the need to address climate change, hin...

Energy Efficiency Could Save US Billions, Create 1.3 Million Jobs By 2030

Energy Efficiency Could Save US Billions, Creat...

cleantechnica.com 08 Feb '13, 9pm

If you were choosing an investment strategy, you’d probably choose the option that would double your money, right? Now, wh...

Obama’s threat to act unilaterally on climate change? Looking empty

Obama’s threat to act unilaterally on climate c...

grist.org 13 Feb '13, 10pm

Some good news for congressional Republicans: The president’s threat to take unilateral action on climate isn’t looking al...

ACEEE Executitve Director Steven Nadel's response to Obama's #energyefficiency plans in the #SOTU last night

ACEEE Executitve Director Steven Nadel's respon...

aceee.org 13 Feb '13, 3pm

Last night during his State of the Union address President Obama embraced a variety of policy proposals including several ...

READ: How increasing #energy information & awar...

ase.org 13 Feb '13, 3pm

The lack of awareness and information about energy efficiency is a major barrier to greater energy productivity for consum...

#Obama has the authority to cut carbon pollutio...

nrdc.org 13 Feb '13, 3am

WASHINGTON (February 12, 2013) – Extending his campaign against the central environmental challenge of our time, President...

AWEA welcomes President Obama’s commitment to w...

renewableenergymagazine.com 14 Feb '13, 2pm

The American Wind Energy Association has welcomed President Barak Obama’s renewed commitment to the US wind sector deliver...

Diverse Commission Unveils Plan to Double U.S. Energy Productivity

Diverse Commission Unveils Plan to Double U.S. ...

ase.org 07 Feb '13, 5pm

Contact Email: [email protected] Date: February 7, 2013 A diverse coalition of energy leaders unveil a set of recommendat...

Liberal in domestic issues, Obama is a hawk on war.

Liberal in domestic issues, Obama is a hawk on ...

stripes.com 09 Feb '13, 3pm

WASHINGTON - For all of his liberal positions on the environment, taxes and health care, President Barack Obama is a hawk ...

post: Never mind the State of the Union; here’s what Obama can actually do on climate

post: Never mind the State of the Union; here’s...

grist.org 11 Feb '13, 6pm

Obama is expected to throw climate hawks a bone (or I guess a small rodent) in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday ni...