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Three State Legislators Want To Kill Michigan’s Popular Clean Energy Law

State Reps. Tom McMillin (R), Ken Goike (R) and Ray Franz (R) introduced a bill earlier this month to repeal Michigan's renewable portfolio standard. The post Three State Legislators Want To Kill Michigan’s Popular Clean Energy Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Rockefeller heirs to stop investing in fossil fuels

Credits: Spencer Platt/Getty Alt Text: Chair of the Rockefeller Family committee Peter O'Neill speaking at a news conference Family of Standard Oil tycoon announce they will start investing in clean energy instead One-Minute Read Tuesday,...Show More Summary

Oil heir Rockefellers divest charity from fossil fuels

The family which made its fortune from Standard Oil is now taking a big step toward a clean energy future.

Promoting President Obama's Clean Energy Economy

Interview with Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., the director of the Center for the New Energy Economy. Over the last decade, Colorado has emerged to boast one of the most aggressive clean energy standards in the United States -- something that began under the administration of former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr. Show More Summary

U.K. Standards Group Calls Out Peabody Energy for Misleading ‘Clean Coal’ Claim

The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority ruled, in a case brought by the World Wildlife Fund, that Peabody Energy should not use the term “clean coal” to imply that coal is emission-free or “the solution for better, longer and healthier lives.”

U.K. Ad Council Rules ‘Clean Coal’ Isn’t Clean, Bars Peabody Energy From ‘Misleading’ Public

The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority has barred Peabody Energy from using the term “clean coal” to imply coal is emission-free or “the solution for better, longer and healthier lives.” The post U.K. Ad Council Rules ‘Clean Coal’ Isn’t Clean, Bars Peabody Energy From ‘Misleading’ Public appeared first on ThinkProgress.

WWF and Govt Tag Team to Decry 'Clean Coal' Campaigners

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld part of a complaint by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) that adverts for clean coal being run by Peabody Energy were misleading and should not be used, EurActiv is reporting. The Peabody-backed...Show More Summary

U.S. Policymakers Falling Behind Corporate America on Clean Energy

Earlier this month, when the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to reduce power plant carbon emissions by 30 percent, critics were quick to rattle off tired arguments, claiming that the new standards would wreck the economy. Show More Summary

Ohio Is Poised To Be The First State To Roll Back Its Renewable Energy Standard

FirstEnergy, the utility pushing for legislation to gut the clean energy and efficiency standards, isn't trumpeting that the law has helped customers save $2 for every $1 they spend on efficiency projects. The post Ohio Is Poised To Be The First State To Roll Back Its Renewable Energy Standard appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Why and How Fossil Fuel and Utility Interests Are Attacking Clean Energy

The Energy and Policy Institute released a report last week documenting how and where fossil fuel companies and front groups have attacked renewable energy standards and net metering policies throughout the country in 2013 and 2014. Our...Show More Summary

New Pollution Ruling Favors the Development of Clean Energy Sources

by Jon Morrow   Columbus, OH — Just as the war is raging on whether to repeal state mandated renewable portfolio standards across the U.S. that would allow for other technologies (such as thorium based energy technologies) to compete...Show More Summary

Court Slaps Down Right Wing Attack On Colorado Clean Energy Standard

The renewable energy law, one of the most ambitious in the U.S., has been approved not just by the state legislature but also by voters in a statewide referendum. The post Court Slaps Down Right Wing Attack On Colorado Clean Energy Standard appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Entrepreneurs Say Strong Clean Energy Standards Make Good Business Sense

Energy is a hot topic right now, and much of the debate is centered on clean energy policies' impact on small businesses and their bottom lines. Some claim stronger energy standards will kill jobs and hurt entrepreneurs. But in a speech...Show More Summary

Strong and Growing Support For Including Energy Efficiency in EPA's Carbon Pollution Standards

Support continues to grow for including clean and low cost energy efficiency in the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules for cutting dangerous carbon pollution from existing power plants, with two more positive developments just this week. read more

Clean Energy Roll-Out Would Shave Fraction Off Economic Growth

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A landmark U.N. study published Sunday says catastrophic climate change can be averted without sacrificing living standards, concluding that “the ditching of fossil fuels is eminently affordable,” the Guardian reports. The new report,...Show More Summary

Ohio Senate Republicans Launch Attack On State’s Renewable Energy Law

After multiple failed attempts to roll back Ohio's clean energy and energy efficiency standards, Republicans in the state senate aren't giving up, releasing another bill on Friday that takes aim at the law. The post Ohio Senate Republicans Launch Attack On State’s Renewable Energy Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Kansas House Rejects Koch-Backed Push To Kill Clean Energy Law

Bucking powerful interests, a bipartisan group of Kansas state representatives rejected a bill that sought to repeal the state's renewable energy standard. The post Kansas House Rejects Koch-Backed Push To Kill Clean Energy Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Koch-Funded Groups Fuel Assault On Kansas Clean Energy Law

A bill designed to repeal Kansas' renewable energy standard is moving quickly through the state legislature -- led by corporate-backed, pro-fossil fuel groups that have fought to kill clean energy laws around the country. The post Koch-Funded Groups Fuel Assault On Kansas Clean Energy Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

1 Huge Opportunity That Could Push Cummins Inc. Shares Beyond $158 in 2014

With major emission standards coming into effect in 2014 and Westport Innovations and Clean Energy Fuels recently confirming a rise in orders for natural gas engines, Cummins stock looks poised to hit a new high next year.

SolarCity: Setting New Standards In The Solar Industry

By Equity Flux: SolarCity Corp. (SCTY) operates in the industry of specialized semiconductors and is primarily involved in the provision of clean energy, i.e. solar energy. The company was established in 2006 and is based in San Mateo, California. Show More Summary

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