Ecology, Energy, Economy

President Barack Obama On Climate Change

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama praised the House of Representatives for passing the energy bill on Friday evening. This historic piece of legislation will not just lessen our dependence on foreign oil, but also spark a clean energy transformation in our economy that will create millions of new American jobs that [...]

Smart Grid Technologies

Obama Administration Announces Availability of $3.9 Billion to Invest in Smart Grid Technologies and Electric Transmission Infrastructure
Recovery Act Funding Will Create Jobs, Help Modernize Nation’s Electric Grid
Washington, DC – U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the Department of Energy is soliciting applications for $3.9 billion in grants to support efforts to modernize the [...]

Impacts of Global Climate Change

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
New Report Provides Authoritative Assessment of National, Regional Impacts of Global Climate Change
Details Point to Potential Value of Early, Aggressive Action
June 16, 2009
Climate change is already having visible impacts in the United States, and the choices we make now will determine the severity of its impacts in the future, according to [...]

China: Climate Change Talks Need To Change

A report in the China Daily says that the Chinese people are not satisfied with the progress of global warming talks being held with the U.S. They go on to suggest that environmentalists in America are not happy, either.
China Daily carried a report on Wednesday, saying China and the US had achieved nothing substantial [...]

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