Obama Administration Rolls Out Series Of New Clean Energy Initiatives

President Barack Obama’s leadership has catalyzed a global transition toward a clean energy economy, the U.S. Department of Energy [...]

Obama Commits $4bn to Form Clean-Energy Investment Clearinghouse

US energy secretary announces new office of technology transitions to help facilitate financing by connecting would-be investors with clean-energy [...]

Obama Orders US Agencies to Cut Carbon Emissions 40 Percent by 2025

President Barack Obama ordered the federal government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels over [...]

Obama’s Victory Lap: State of the Union Speech Celebrates Domestic Energy Changes

The president avoided a specific policy agenda and instead focused on America’s domestic successes. President Obama has outlined energy [...]

STATEMENT: WRI Reacts to $3 Billion U.S. Pledge to Green Climate Fund

President Obama announced that the United States will contribute $3 billion to the Green Climate Fund during the G20 [...]

Governments Await Obama’s Move on Carbon to Gauge U.S. Climate Efforts

President Obama is expected to announce on Monday an Environmental Protection Agency regulation to cut carbon pollution from the nation’s [...]

President Obama to Make Energy Efficiency a Key Strategy to Tackle Climate Change

Today President Obama is announcing important new commitments and executive actions that represent major steps forward for energy efficiency. The White [...]

President Obama Signs Groundbreaking Legislation to Expand U.S. Hydropower Production

Bills to streamline the hydropower licensing process are now law. Legislation designed to expand hydropower production in the United [...]

President Obama Touts Renewable Energy, Efficiency in Climate Plan

President Obama announced on his climate action plan at the end of June, which includes significant goals related to [...]

How Obama and Congress Could Find Common Ground on Energy

Despite divided government, the partisan impasse may be about to end on energy policy. The key lies in a [...]