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China has leapfrogged the United States in greenhouse gas policy. The country will introduce a stringent greenhouse gas tax that aims to protect the environment and lower CO2 emissions. This is good news for the country and for the planet.
Date: 02/25/2013
Type: Article
An analysis by BNEF has shown that the Chinese government expects 10 gigawatts of new solar projects in 2013, more than double its previous target and three times last year’s expansion.
Date: 03/11/2013
Type: Article
Despite continued growth and government investment in the clean technology sector, the U.S. may be losing its competitive edge to more proactive countries like China due to the lack of a national clean energy policy.
Date: 06/16/2010
Type: News, Video
Clean energy executives argue for a national energy policy to add clarity and definition to the long term prospects of a clean energy economy.
Date: 10/07/2009
Type: News
President Obama laid out his new Climate Action Plan in a speech at Georgetown University yesterday. This Energy Manger Today article cover the major points discussed in the plan.
Date: 06/26/2013
Type: Article
A new study released today from Climate Savers Computing Initiative highlights the need for efficiency improvements in commercial and home networking technologies.
Date: 07/27/2010
Type: News, Report
Rep. Ed Markey discusses the Cash for Clunkers program, which aims to create economic stimulus by having consumers trade in gas guzzlers for more energy efficient models.
Date: 07/31/2009
Type: Blog
Companies have begun to take a second look at operations and infrastructure, and are finding a lot of room for improvement, using power-conserving equipment, efficient light bulbs and keen energy management.
Date: 05/19/2010
Type: News
California regulators are intensifying efforts to wring every possible electron out of common household devices.
Date: 03/16/2015
Type: News
US Capitol Building
Congress is providing increased funding support to ARPA-E at a time when many programs face cuts.
Date: 03/03/2011
Type: Article

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