December 31, 2013
by Kit Kennedy
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Fresh Food, Clean Energy: The New Brooklyn Whole Foods is a Model of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Kit Kennedy, Counsel, Air and Energy Program, New York
This morning, I took the ten-minute stroll from my home in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood to the new Brooklyn Whole Foods to pick up some ingredients for a New Year’… Continue reading

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February 27, 2013
by Frances Beinecke
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New Report Calls for Clean Energy, But Fails to Address Climate, Fossil Fuel Impacts

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

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February 14, 2013
by Dan Lashof
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The State of the Union’s Carbon Pollution

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

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April 13, 2012
by Carolina Herrera
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At the Summit of the Americas leaders must start looking toward the Earth Summit

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

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February 13, 2012
by Cai Steger
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President’s Budget: A Welcome Commitment to Clean Energy and Innovation

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

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September 22, 2011
by Morgan Wyenn
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LA’s Transportation Agency Adopts Another Great Environmental Policy, Implementing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

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

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August 16, 2011
by Legislative Watch
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Legislative Watch August 16, 2011

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

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June 28, 2011
by Legislative Watch
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Legislative Watch June 29, 2011

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

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April 14, 2011
by Cai Steger
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Final C.R. Could Be an Early Glimpse of a Complicated Clean Energy Landscape

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

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February 16, 2011
by Michael Davidson
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To The Budget Axemen: Why International Clean Energy Cooperation Should Make The Cut

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

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December 2, 2010
by Dale Bryk
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Benefits of Northeast climate initiative are bountiful, even as few states divert funds to close budget gaps

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

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