28 Feb '12, 8pm

Renewable Energy Rises 27% Since Obama Took Office, But Clean Car Policy Isn't Working

Since President Obama entered office three years ago, renewable energy production in the US has climbed 26.9%, according to the Energy Information Agency's (EIA) latest "Monthly Energy Review." For the three years ending November 30, 2011, domestic oil production has also risen, by 13.7%, natural gas production grew 13.4%, nuclear power decreased by 2.8% and coal production plummeted by 7.3%. For the first 11 months of 2011, renewables accounted for 11.76% of domestic energy production, up from 10.83% for the same period in 2010. In terms of actual production, renewables rose 13.4% in 2011, with hydropower supplying 34.9%, followed by biomass (26.6%), biofuels (22.0%), wind (12.7%), geothermal (2.4%), and solar (1.3%). Federal Clean Car Policy Isn't Working Last February, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum ordering federal agencies to develop guidelines for 1...

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