President Obama can push clean energy forward without the need for congressional action, Cunningham writes. A new report lists over 200 recommendations for executive action on clean energy and energy efficiency.
A short list of candidates for the next Energy secretary is emerging with nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz at the top. His mix of energy and political experience could be plus as Energy secretary, but some environmentalists worry he's too pro industry.
Steven Chu, who will step down from his post as Energy secretary, made renewables a centerpiece of his tenure. While advances in wind and solar garnered praise from Democrats, Republicans excoriated Steven Chu and the Obama administration when clean-energy investments backfired.
Green banks, clean-energy finance banks that operate as public-private financing institutions, are being touted as a life-line that will push the clean energy industry into maturity, according to OilPrice.com
Obama pitched his jobs bill Tuesday to a largely Hispanic audience at a Denver high school. Colorado residents should expect to see lots more of the president in coming months.
Polls show both establishment candidates in the Colorado Senate race – Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Republican Jane Norton – trailing opponents ahead of Tuesday's primary.
President Obama wants comprehensive immigration reform, and he’s suing to block Arizona’s tough new law. But most Americans – including many Democratic officials – are against him.
Singer Linda Ronstadt has joined a group filing a suit against the Arizona law on immigration. She is one of several entertainers who have voiced their opposition to the new state law.
A racially conscious approach to lawmaking is essential to rooting out institutional racism.