Renewable portfolio standard

Environment
As renewable energy targets are met, states must decide whether to expand them.
Environment
2. Continue to press the federal government to support the clean economy (or at least not dismantle it) A climate denier
Science
Federal action on wind and solar in the United States has been historically slow and inadequate. A disheartening number of U.S. lawmakers still won't even accept the urgent need to lower carbon emissions by accelerating our transition away from burning fossil fuels.
Environment
Most of the chatter about this coal state is that it's recalcitrant when it comes to acting on climate change. And while some of that skepticism is certainly valid, there's lots happening in Bluegrass Country when it comes to green energy.
Environment
With news that global carbon dioxide emissions have reached record levels, the need to switch to a low-carbon economy is more urgent than ever. However, the urgency of this crisis does not absolve us of the responsibility to move forward in a just, sustainable way.
Environment
In addition, Exelon hired The Nickles Group (run by former Senator Don Nickles) to lobby against the wind Production Tax
Environment
Almost every player has ties back to Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch, and despite previous failures, the formula is exactly the same.
Environment
Since clean energy still remains more expensive than fossil-fuel energy, mandating its procurement necessarily entails a small monthly surcharge upon utility customers. But why should some customers pay while others do not?
Politics
The Ohio legislature approved the renewable energy and efficiency standards in 2008, when it passed them almost unanimously
Environment
These pro-clean technology policies are creating jobs and helping ratepayers -- it's a win-win for Ohio, just not for utility and fossil fuel interests that want to sell more dirty electricity.
Environment
Without the renewables mandate, the cap being planned for the EU ETS will be achieved at lower cost and will foster greater incentives for climate-friendly technological change.
Environment
The Manhattan Institute's report, which ignores the facts and is more propaganda than sound public policy analysis, does not justify suspending policies that are improving the environment and diversifying our nation's electricity supply.
Los Angeles
"At the present time there is still quite a lot of uncertainty as to the relative viability of out-of-state renewables as
Environment
Some of these lawsuits could go away. The suits filed by the Native American tribes might actually be part of a larger effort
Environment
Just after Labor Day, the race was tied, and with only ten days to go, the lead was barely in double digits. The ultimate 22-point defeat of Prop. 23 arose because of tremendous work by a broad coalition.