Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
The Bipartisan Policy Center issued a report today called “America’s Energy Resurgence: Sustaining Success, Confronting Challenges.” The report offers a strong plan fo… Continue reading →
Dan Lashof, Program Director, Climate & Clean Air, Washington, D.C.
“Tonight, there is much progress to report,” the President said last night at the beginning of his State of the Union address.
When it comes to combatin… Continue reading →
Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC
Thirty-two of the Western Hemisphere’s leaders are gathered in the seaside city of Cartagena, Colombia for the Sixth Summit of the Americas during which they’ll participate i… Continue reading →
Cai Steger, Energy Policy Analyst, New York, Center for Market Innovation
Today, the Obama Administration released its annual budget proposal, outlining spending priorities for the upcoming year. For supporters of renewable energy… Continue reading →
Morgan Wyenn, Project Attorney, Santa Monica
This morning the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) adopted a Renewable Energy Policy; they are now officially on a roll adopting strong environmental policies. L… Continue reading →
Legislative Watch, A Newsletter Congress, particularly the House of Representatives, cast many major environmental votes during July. Most significantly, spending bills have become vehicles for an unprecedented number of anti-environment policy riders … Continue reading →
Legislative Watch, The Bulletin on Environmental Legislation from NRDC June was a busy month for environmental issues in Congress, with July looking to be even busier as more spending bills are taken up by the House. The House continued to press its ef… Continue reading →
Cai Steger, Energy Policy Analyst, New York, Center for Market Innovation With the dust settling in the multi-month fiscal 2011 federal budget drama, now may be a good time to take stock of its expected impact on the renewables industry, and what… Continue reading →
The massive cuts to the federal budget proposed last week for the remaining 2011 Fiscal Year would seriously hamstring international cooperation on clean energy and climate technologies, leaving little wiggle room for this key area of future U.S. innov… Continue reading →
In Sunday’s New York Times, oil-industry-funded lobbyists and a New Jersey legislator rightly criticized three states for diverting funds from an innovative 10-state northeastern clean energy program, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)… Continue reading →