The green lobby is apparently not flocking to Washington to celebrate President Barack Obama’s second inauguration as the the president’s energy policies have slowed oil drilling on federal lands and boosted green energy technologies. The Green Inaugural Ball is offering reduced price tickets on Groupon, cutting the price for both the basic and VIP tickets significantly.
Between 1,000 and 1,500 protesters streamed past the White House Sunday to demand President Barack Obama reject the Keystone XL Pipeline, the latest in a series of vocal demonstrations against the project.
Jason Few, president of Reliant Energy since 2009, has left the company, according to the Houston Chronicle. Few stepped down on Friday and a spokeswoman for Reliant offered the Chronicle no explanation for the abrupt exit.
Billionaire hedge fund guru Tom Steyer is preparing to leave the investment firm he founded in 1986, the New York Times reported Monday. Missing from the Times report, however, was any mention of Steyer’s deep financial and political ties to the Obama administration, as well any implication as to what the move may signify.
President Obama promised five million green energy jobs in 2008, but the actual number has fallen far short of that goal, Bloomberg reports.
Emails obtained by the Washington Times paint a damning picture on the Obama administration’s claims that its loans to solar companies are apolitical.
A popular infographic depicting the life cycle of a plastic bag is the product of a Chinese reusable bag manufacturer.
The environmentalist screed called Promised Land received big money from the United Arab Emirates, an oil kingdom known for its lavish spending on man-made islands and the world’s tallest building, according to the Heritage Foundation.
Approximately 1,500 anti-hydraulic fracturing activists converged on Washington, D.C., July 28 for “Stop the Frack Attack,” a rally by “urban elites” to strangle a rural economic boom, according to experts on the issue.
A congressional panel has found that it takes a lot of political clout to obtain subsidies for electric vehicles under the Obama administration.