Browsing the "Alternative Energy" Tag

Mitt Romney’s Energy Plan: By Big Oil, For Big Oil

August 27th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

As America’s next hopeful CEO...err, President, Willard Mitt Romney is running largely on his business credentials, and the fact that he isn’t named “Obama.” But what does Romney plan to do if elected President? Well outside of repealing Obamacare and cutting taxes, Romney hasn’t been exactly forthcoming about his plans. But the Presidential hopeful did release an energy plan last Friday that called for “energy independence” by 2020. The only problem? This plan, written by the Big Oil industry, won’t do anything but increase industrial profits at the cost of the average consumer

Consumers and Climate Change

August 21st, 2012 | by Andrew Meggison

When compared to other nations, America is relatively isolated from climate change. However as wildfires increase, tornado warnings are appearing in the northeast, and America is dealing with the hottest weather on record, it is easy to see that something is going on. A recent survey by Yale and George Mason universities indicates that the vast majority of Americans agrees that climate change is making natural disasters and extreme weather events worse

Paul Ryan On Alternative Fuels

August 20th, 2012 | by Andrew Meggison

Paul Ryan is the new face of the Grand Old Party (GOP) these days; so we felt it would be helpful to see where Vice Presidential nominee Ryan stands on alternative fuels

Video: Electric DeLorean Prototype Goes For A Ride

August 9th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

Anyone who knows me will tell you that there is absolutely no objectivity when it comes to a DeLorean - despite being painfully slow and almost laughably unreliable, they're gorgeous classic cars. I mean, look at it. Have you ever seen anything so pretty? (Don't answer that.)

A Romney Presidency: A “Minor Impact” On America’s Electric Car Market?

August 2nd, 2012 | by Andrew Meggison

If elected President, presumptive GOP nominee Willard Mitt Romney said he would sell off the American governments 26% share in General Motors (GM), take a hard look at pending fuel efficiency mandates as well as electric vehicle (EV) subsidies. That not all. Romney said he would review the pending Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) mandates slated to put the auto industry on course toward a 54.5 mile per gallon fleet wide average by 2025. Even so, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk isn't worried. Should he be

The 11 Fastest Growing Green Jobs

July 17th, 2012 | by Andrew Meggison

There has been a lot of talk about “Green Jobs” – and sadly much of the conversation has been negative. The term “Green Job” in our politically charged media makes one think of the Solyndra disaster, the misallocation of government funding, and people out of work. However, the news on the “Green Job” front is not all bad. Below is some of the fastest growing (yes, pun intended) “Green Jobs” in action today

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