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Report Finds DOE’s Energy Loan Program Needs Improvement

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In the wake of the Solyndra debacle, controversy concerning Obama’s decisions to support green technology with energy loans continues to rage. The White House recently commissioned a review of the energy loan program from Herb Allison, an investment banker with experience in government financing programs. Mr. Allison recommended overhauls. Mr. Allison found the Department of Energy’s loan program to be ...

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Romney and Obama Differ on Green Technology Stances

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Republican Party frontrunner Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama’s views toward green technology are quite different. For Obama, it’s all about clean energy. For Romney, fossil fuels are the name of the game. Obama’s goal essentially is to grow the green industry, thus developing more jobs and making the United States less dependent on foreign oil. He actually is the ...

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New York City to Become Green Apple via Recycling

The Big Apple is trying to change its core as far as recycling is concerned. New York City has been infamous for being poor in recycling for years, but now the city’s goal is to turn that around over the next five years. In 2017, New York City probably should be called the Green Apple if things go as planned. ...

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EU Upholds Green Airline Levies Despite Global Opposition

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In response to international failure to implement green technology curbing carbon emissions, the EU initiated its Emissions Trading Scheme on January 1. The ETS has met with huge global opposition from governments, manufacturers and airlines, but the EU has no plans to suspend it. The ETS levies high fees on flights into and out of European airspace based on carbon ...

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Green Jobs: Clean Energy Alliance and Clean Energy Funds

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For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect environmental job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! The future looks bright for people seeking green jobs. Recognizing that we need powerful change, the Clean Energy Alliance (a.k.a. National Alliance of Clean Energy Incubators or CEA) back in late 2010 partnered with ...

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Diesel Driving Options Still Limited in US versus Europe

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There’s a buzz about new cleaner diesel luxury cars soon entering the market that’s excited alternative and green technology enthusiasts. GM is currently plugging the new 2013 Cadillac ATS clean diesel sedan in direct response to Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the BMW-3 Series. Aside from these big ticket vehicles, many green LOHAS consumers have hoped for years that more diesel cars ...

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2012 State of Green Business Report Indicates Slow Progress

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Greenbiz.com issued the 2012 edition of their annual State of Green Business report on January 18th. Since 2008, the report has asked whether we are succeeding at creating a green economy by implementing green technology in our businesses and lives. This year’s findings were both encouraging and disappointing. The report assesses green technology and practices on 20 different fronts, such ...

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