February 23, 2016

GOP Presidential Hopeful Talks Climate Change, Growth in Renewables

Republican presidential John Kasich said last week he believes humans are affecting the climate and that he supports ramping up renewable energy development.

"We need to be promoting the renewable energies, we need to have more efficiency, and we need to live respecting the resources in our environment," Kasich said at a Vermont town hall event on Saturday.

February 22, 2016

February 19, 2016

February 18, 2016

February 17, 2016

17 U.S. Governors Make Renewable Energy, Climate Pledge

A bipartisan coalition of governors from 17 states recently pledged to expand renewable energy, improve energy efficiency and cut transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions.

The governors are from California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.

February 16, 2016

February 12, 2016

New Legal Hurdles for Cape Wind Project

Cape Wind, an ambitious offshore wind farm slated for Massachusetts' coastal waters, has run into a potential new legal roadblock. According to federal officials, the project poses a potential threat to migratory birds.

February 11, 2016

February 10, 2016

California Added 20,000 New Solar Jobs in 2015

More than 20,000 solar jobs were added in California last year, according to a new industry report.

"Solar power is a bright spot in California's economy, bringing jobs and economic development to every corner of the state," Bernadette Del Chiaro, executive director of the state's solar association, told the Los Angeles Times.

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