Month: July 2010

Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Politics Energy Policy Global Warming News New Energy Economy Renewable Energy

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Who Needs Congress?

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) released an energy and oil spill bill this week that has no carbon cap, no renewable energy standard, and no chance of changing the course of America’s energy future. And yet, despite Senate setbacks, the clean energy economy is growing. […]Read More

Energy Policy Environmental Resources Renewable Energy

Got a Legal Question on Clean Tech or Renewable Energy

Originally published at by Ceylan Thomson Cleantech and renewable energy professionals now have a new legal resource at their disposal. Professionals looking for help on legal or policy issues can submit their environmental, clean tech, and renewable energy legal questions to CleanTechies’ Legal Q&A at and get answers from cleantech law experts. CleanTechies […]Read More

Energy Policy Renewable Energy

Time for Action on Renewable Energy: Paul Gipe on Feed-in

[podcast][/podcast] In this podcast, Pual Gipe of the Alliance for  Renewable Energy speaks at a recent gathering of renewable energy entrepreneurs, analysts, policy wonks, and leaders from across the globe. the gathering focused on feed-in tariffs as the best means of rapidly deploying renewable energy. It works in Germany and many other countries – it […]Read More

Climate Change and Politics Global Warming News Op-Ed Politics

Climate Change Legislation Thwarted, Oil Spill Legislation Still Alive

Republicans have undermined climate and energy legislation, but more modest provisions focused on accountability and a proactive approach to oil spills still have a good chance of being passed into law this summer. On July 23 2010, Senate majority leader Harry Reid acknowledged that due to Republican opposition, Democrats would not be able to secure the required number of votes to pass the […]Read More