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Pipeline fires, spills and explosions exact a toll on local economies that industry refuses to account for in its job estimate. Image by Tom Burford.

Keystone XL a Job Killer, Says Cornell

Echoing some of our previous posts, the Cornell Global Labor Institute has just released it’s analysis of the job impacts from the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.  Their take?  …

Electric Vehicles’ Price at the Pump: 75 cents “per gallon”

Last week, the global price of oil rose above $105 per barrel and the national average price of gasoline hit $3.55 per gallon— the highest ever for this time of …

Spring Greening: Obama Calls for Americans to “Get Outside!”

Spring is around the corner and Americans are excited to get back outside! The Obama Administration agrees, yesterday releasing the America’s Great Outdoors report, which serves as a blueprint for how …

American-made Electric Cars: President Obama and High School Students Agree

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his goal to see 1 million plug-in and electric vehicles on the road by 2015.  Electric vehicles (EVs) are …

Inner-City Youth Walking the Talk on Advanced Vehicle Innovation and Sustainability

As we head into 2011 with positive manufacturing news in the national media, industriousness and innovation at a high school in West Philadelphia shows how US leadership in clean energy …

Image courtesy of Bert Maes

In Cancun and Congress, Pressing for Clean Energy Jobs ASAP

  As the Cancun climate talks proceed in balmy 75 degrees weather, the U.S. Senate stands on the precipice of a vote on a controversial new tax bill. Unfortunately, key …

Big Oil Cuts Jobs Again, Even as They Sponsor Bogus Job Rallies

No lie is too big for Big Oil.  Their tired refrain of late is that they’re job makers. On TV, radio, in print and at bogus Astroturf rallies happening this week. …

New Poll: Americans Know Clean Energy & Climate Action Create Jobs

A new Associated Press poll out this morning is giving a big boost to the prospects of a clean energy & climate bill in the Senate.

CBO Counts Costs of Climate Action, But Not Benefits?

If only Paul Harvey were still with us! It seems Douglas W. Elmendorf is having some trouble telling the rest of the story. The Congressional Budget Office director testified on …

New Momentum for Clean Energy & Climate Action

Just got back from the big event on the East Lawn of the Capitol to unveil the Senate’s Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act! Here’s what Joe Mendelson, NWF’s …

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