05 May '11, 8pm

How Clean is Clean?: President Obama wants nuclear energy, natural gas and "clean" coal counted in setting a goa...

With the demise of climate change legislation last year, attention has shifted to the possibility of a patchwork of other rules that would have the effect of cutting carbon dioxide emissions. On the state level, one popular step is a renewable energy standard for the electricity sector. A coal scraper at a plant in New Haven, W.Va. The plant captures carbon dioxide emissions as it generates electricity. Generally the renewables standard is expressed as a percentage of the electricity generated by all energy sources, often with sub-quotas for solar power or geothermal energy. A few years ago, there was talk of a national renewable energy standard, but in his State of the Union address in January, President Obama called for something slightly different — a “clean energy standard,” with 80 percent of the nation’s electricity coming from clean sources by 2035. “Clean” is a bro...

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How Clean is Clean?

green.blogs.nytimes.com 05 May '11, 8pm

With the demise of climate change legislation last year, attention has shifted to the possibility of a patchwork of other ...

Can coal, nuclear and natural gas plants be con...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 05 May '11, 9pm

With the demise of climate change legislation last year, attention has shifted to the possibility of a patchwork of other ...

President Obama Confirms Reno as Clean Energy Hub

President Obama Confirms Reno as Clean Energy Hub

cleantechnica.com 05 May '11, 8pm

President Obama recently held a town hall meeting at Reno’s young waste-heat-to-power energy company, ElectraTherm . Of co...

Voters Want Clean Energy, Not Drilling, Poll Finds

Voters Want Clean Energy, Not Drilling, Poll Finds

treehugger.com 04 May '11, 10pm

As Congress prepares to consider legislation that would dramatically increase offshore drilling while relaxing safety prec...

Let's not take our abundance of clean water for granted

Let's not take our abundance of clean water for...

davidsuzuki.org 06 May '11, 12am

If you're reading this in Canada, chances are good that you can go to your kitchen and pour yourself a glass of cold, clea...

Reassessing the Chinese Clean-Tech Juggernaut (...

renewableenergyworld.com 04 May '11, 8pm

In the nation’s latest Five-Year Plan, the Chinese are calling for at least 11 percent of energy to come from non-fossil f...

Reassessing the Chinese Clean-Tech Juggernaut (...

renewableenergyworld.com 04 May '11, 8pm

In the nation’s latest Five-Year Plan, the Chinese are calling for at least 11 percent of energy to come from non-fossil f...

Obama affirms commitment to clean water

climateprogress.org 01 May '11, 12pm

Obama affirms commitment to clean water May 1, 2011 This week the Obama Administration committed to preserving one of this...

What's your favorite clean energy deployment su...

climateprogress.org 07 May '11, 3pm

I live in Hawaii, on what is called the Big Island, the only island that is called Hawai’i This island is an active volcan...

U.S. VC investment in clean tech rose 54% to $1...

environmentalleader.com 04 May '11, 3pm

U.S. venture capital investment in clean tech firms rose 54 percent to $1.14 billion in the first quarter of 2011, compare...

How to shape America's clean energy future « Cl...

climateprogress.org 25 Apr '11, 3pm

How to shape America’s clean energy future April 25, 2011 Richard W. Caperton, Kate Gordon , Bracken Hendricks, and Daniel...

Why clean energy can scale today

climateprogress.org 09 May '11, 4pm

I am delighted to announce that ClimateProgress has a new journalist/blogger/podcaster-extraordinaire, Stephen Lacey. He i...

Why Shale Gas and Fracking May Be Part of Our Clean Energy Future

Why Shale Gas and Fracking May Be Part of Our C...

triplepundit.com 29 Apr '11, 9am

So, what is my take? Shale gas poses a gigantic business opportunity for energy companies around the world. It also has th...

Massachusetts ranks No. 3 in nation on clean energy index

Massachusetts ranks No. 3 in nation on clean en...

cleanedge.com 18 May '11, 1pm

Three states now generate more than 10 percent of their utility-scale electricity from wind, solar, and/or geothermal. Iow...

U.S. Senators See Clean Energy in China First-Hand

switchboard.nrdc.org 29 Apr '11, 11pm

A group of ten senior U.S. Senators visited China this week (the largest delegation of elected U.S. officials ever to visi...