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Global Warming News

Salt Lake City Looks to Geothermal, Obama Stimulus to Keep

If passed, Pres. Obama’s stimulus plan would provide an added boost to local and state government efforts to address climate change by more proactively developing renewable energy resources. Having achieved significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from its municipal operations, Salt Lake City recently announced a plan to study the feasibility of tapping low temperature geothermal resources to generate electricity on a cost-effective, long-term basis.Read More

Global Warming News Government Policy Politics

Big Boost to Alternative Energy, Clean Tech If Obama Stimulus

The Obama’s Administration’s “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act” passed muster in the House but there’s still a lot of politicking and debate going on as the Senate works on its version of the bill and the two Congressional bodies resolve any differences. The Act aims to create up to 4 million jobs, 500,000 of them in the “green sector” by investing $69 billion to enhance the nation’s energy infrastructure, improve energy efficiency and conservation, and double production of renewable energy. Read More