22 Feb '12, 8pm

GOP supports federal loans for large, established fossil fuel & nuclear companies. Just not clean energy.

GOP supports federal loans for large, established fossil fuel & nuclear companies. Just not clean energy.

Cliff Stearns in the seamy spotlight. Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) was a moderate back when GOP moderates were allowed in the House of Representatives. Those days are past, however, and Stearns has had to scramble to adapt to the new atmosphere of Tea Party fruitcakery. He was trounced in the race for chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in 2010, largely because his colleagues viewed him as a squish. Earlier this month, he announced he’s leaving his district to escape a Tea Party primary challenge, jumping to a newly drawn district nearby. Now he’s desperately trying to bank enough money and credibility with conservatives to survive beyond 2012. The process has not been kind to his dignity or his integrity. Instead, Stearns has wormed his way into one of the seamier niches in the Republican ecosystem: circus ringmaster for show-trial investigations designed to c...

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Free “Power” Lunch at DVCon Exposes Verification Challenges #CDNS #EDA

Free “Power” Lunch at DVCon Exposes Verificatio...

cadence.com 23 Feb '12, 12am

A free lunch, a 50% off deal on a new verification book, and a chance to hear about real-world experiences in low-power ve...

Renewable Energy Financing Mechanisms and Incen...

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Feb '12, 3pm

The main mechanism employed to finance renewable energy has long been to lower the cost of capital through the use of tax ...

Renewable Energy Financing Mechanisms and Incen...

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Feb '12, 2pm

The main mechanism employed to finance renewable energy has long been to lower the cost of capital through the use of tax ...

Republican Climate Scientists Can't Get GOP Politicians to Return Their Calls

Republican Climate Scientists Can't Get GOP Pol...

treehugger.com 23 Feb '12, 4am

Believe it or not, there are Republican climate scientists out there—but their elected leaders just won't listen to them. ...

U.S. President Stands Firm on Clean Energy Agen...

renewableenergyworld.com 14 Feb '12, 5pm

The budget request for the Department is part of the President’s blueprint for an American economy that is built on Americ...

U.S. President Stands Firm on Clean Energy Agenda

renewableenergyworld.com 14 Feb '12, 4pm

The budget request for the Department is part of the President’s blueprint for an American economy that is built on Americ...

GOP lawmakers mock the Navy for commitment to conserve energy:

GOP lawmakers mock the Navy for commitment to c...

grist.org 21 Feb '12, 5pm

An energy-efficient Navy? Tanks, but no tanks. What is the Republican take on global military strategy? A recent hearing o...

NRC Approves Two New Georgia Plants: Is Nuclear Back?: For the first time in 34 years, the Nuclear Regulatory

NRC Approves Two New Georgia Plants: Is Nuclear...

greentechmedia.com 21 Feb '12, 11am

For the first time in 34 years, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the construction of new nuclear plants. Sou...

Social Innovation: India's Clean Energy Revolution

Social Innovation: India's Clean Energy Revolution

justmeans.com 21 Feb '12, 11pm

There's a revolution going on India: a clean social innovation one! India's solar energy is transforming the country into ...

Cincinatti Could Have 100% Clean Energy

Cincinatti Could Have 100% Clean Energy

care2.com 19 Feb '12, 10pm

The city of Cincinatti (pop. 296,000) is exploring a new power portfolio that could result in the whole city having renewa...

80% of Independent Voters (& Majority of Americans) Opposed to Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Filed under: Energy News

80% of Independent Voters (& Majority of Americ...

cleantechnica.com 16 Feb '12, 12pm

President Obama, in his latest budget proposal, has called to repeal more than $4 billion a year in subsidies for the foss...

National Defense and President Obama’s 2013 Clean Energy Budget

National Defense and President Obama’s 2013 Cle...

triplepundit.com 20 Feb '12, 11am

As far as clean energy and green jobs go, President Obama’s 2013 budget includes a Christmas-in-July package of initiative...

US Virgin Islands Launches 15-Year Energy Initiative to Reduce Fossil Fuel Use 60%

US Virgin Islands Launches 15-Year Energy Initi...

cleantechnica.com 19 Feb '12, 5pm

Targeting new, emerging technologies in locations and environments where they can make the greatest impact makes a lot of ...

Clean Energy Could Supply U.S. with 70% of Electricity by 2030, NOAA Director Says

Clean Energy Could Supply U.S. with 70% of Elec...

cleantechnica.com 20 Feb '12, 11pm

A director of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was in Vancouver on Friday for the American ...

GOP Rep Says "Killing a Couple" of Democrats Only Way To Pass Ryan Budget | Care2 Causes

GOP Rep Says "Killing a Couple" of Democrats On...

care2.com 24 Feb '12, 5am

Are the infamous “2nd Amendment remedies ” once advocated by former Nevada Senatorial candidate Sharron Angle coming back ...