Climate and Clean Energy News and Commentary
“Edmonds has the right events, people and timing,” said Eileen Quigley, program director of New Energy Cities. “It can serve as a shining example with innovative, bold and creative political leaders, energized residents and a business community that sees the value of the new energy economy."
Now is the time for Oregon to push forward as a clean energy leader more than ever.
The New York Times reports that Ambre Energy mislead the public and state officials regarding the size and impact of their proposed coal terminal in Longview.
Idaho, sitting atop the nation's third-largest geothermal resource, is working to ease development restrictions on prime state-owned lands with hopes of attracting new interest and investment in what is arguably the nation's least-known renewable energy fuel.
The House Education Committee will take a first look at Kitzhaber's plan to put people to work by retrofitting schools and other public buildings with modern energy-efficient technology. Supporters of his plan hope to protect the environment while helping schools save money on their energy costs.