30 Nov '16, 8pm

Obama just missed a big chance to boost wind power

The Obama administration has squandered a big opportunity to promote renewable energy, especially wind power. Earlier this month, the Bureau of Land Management created a new program to lease federal land for solar, wind, and geothermal energy development. That may sound like something to celebrate, and indeed a number of environmental groups and media outlets praised the move as a win for renewable energy. But the program will actually make it more costly and time-consuming to develop wind projects on federal land, according to people in the wind industry. The overarching problem: Under the new program, the BLM will treat renewable energy development more like it treats fossil fuel development, with similar kinds of auctions and royalty systems. That ignores the fact that clean power benefits society, resulting in a healthier climate and cleaner air, while fossil fuel powe...

Full article: http://grist.org/climate-energy/obama-just-missed-a-big-c...

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