Archive: April 25, 2010 - May 1, 2010
The Pentagon has withdrawn its objection to what promises to be world's largest wind farm, allowing for construction to move ahead on the Shepherds Flat project in Oregon.
By Juliet Eilperin | April 30, 2010; 1:25 PM ET | Comments (8)
The U.S. Department of Commerce has released two new studies designed to inform policy decisions on climate change -- one that shows greenhouse gas emissions broken down among major sources, and another that aims to estimate the size of the country's "green economy."
By David A. Fahrenthold | April 30, 2010; 7:05 AM ET | Comments (7)
With climate legislation stalled in the Senate, an array of groups called Thursday for lawmakers to settle their differences and get moving.
By Juliet Eilperin | April 29, 2010; 4:00 PM ET | Comments (1)
The American Energy Alliance -- an affiliate of a conservative think tank partly funded by the energy industry -- wants a peek at the bill written by Sens. John Kerry, Lindsey O. Graham and Joseph I. Lieberman.
By Juliet Eilperin | April 29, 2010; 6:00 AM ET | Comments (1)
While it remains unclear whether Sen. Lindsey Graham will rejoin the effort to pass bipartisan climate legislation, Sens. John Kerry and Joseph I. Lieberman have sent the bill to undergo an analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency, sources say.
By Juliet Eilperin | April 28, 2010; 1:12 PM ET | Comments (2)
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday he has approved the first offshore wind farm in the United States, a move that ends a nearly-decade long, mammoth political battle and could pave the way for significant offshore wind development along the East Coast.
By Juliet Eilperin | April 28, 2010; 12:20 PM ET | Comments (38)
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will approve the construction of a major wind farm off Nantucket, Mass., ending a nearly decade-long political feud and possibly opening the way for significant offshore wind development along the East Coast.
By Juliet Eilperin | April 28, 2010; 11:15 AM ET | Comments (21)
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new report Tuesday examining 24 key indicators of global warming's effects on U.S. citizens.
By Juliet Eilperin | April 27, 2010; 2:12 PM ET | Comments (18)