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2011 Green Year in Review

2011 Green Year in Review

As we bring 2011 to a close, we look back on a year filled with green technology. Primarily brought on by President Barack Obama, the US has seen a rise in the amount of green technology [...]

U.S. Gets a B For The Development of Green Technology

According to the Bloomberg news report, John Doerr, a billionaire venture capitalist at world’s leading venture capital firm, has awarded a “C” grade for United States for alternative energy development. Doerr said United States should practice [...]

Obama Backs Away From Federal Wilderness Protection

Under much duress from Congress, the Obama administration is backing away from a plan to turn millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West into the federal wilderness protection. Ken Salazar, interior secretary said in [...]

What’s the Drill? Obama Tells All!

Amidst public chagrin about gas prices, President Barack Obama is increasing U.S. oil production by augmenting existing leases in the Gulf of Mexico as well as off Alaska’s coast and holding more lease sales in a [...]

America to Reduce Oil Imports

Under the weight of pressure to curb mounting gasoline prices, President Barack Obama is calling for the U.S. to reduce oil imports by one third before 2025. Obama’s modus operandi is a slow boosting of domestic [...]

Where is Obama’s Energy?

Five guesses who proposed this inspiring question: “Will America watch as the clean-energy jobs and industries of the future flourish in countries like Spain, Japan, or Germany? Or will we create them here, in the greatest [...]

A Green Machine

August was a brow-lifting month for American green energy enthusiasts and so will be October. So will be every month until we see some actual change! The congressional Democrat resolution to not even bring to the [...]

Gulf Mess

Two congressmen will be holding hearings to investigate how well companies have responded to the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico – still stubborn to clean-up operations. U.S. Representatives Henry Waxman and Bart Stupak [...]

BREEZIN’

The Announcement: The Obama administration has approved the nation’s first offshore wind farm, off Cape Cod, essentially moving the U.S. closer to harvesting an untapped domestic energy source – that is the steady blowing coastal breeze. [...]

Hey Barack – Where You Goin’ With That Drill In Your Hand?

Politifact, the fact-checking project of the St. Petersburg (Florida) Times, gives Obama a “No Flip” on the Flip-O-Meter in his announcement to expand offshore drilling in previously banned places. Politifact reports that Obama is keeping a [...]