Rhein on Energy and Climate

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In the last eight years US energy and climate policy has made impressive strides towards sustainability. This is due essentially to President Obama who has invested more in climate policy than any other US President, overcoming the ideological opposition from public opinion and Congress through recourse to executive orders. Over decades US fossil energy consumption… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

The forthcoming Presidential and Congressional elections in the USA will also be of crucial importance for the future of our planet. Traditionally, Republican Administrations and Congressional majorities have cared more about oil and coal interests than about energy efficiency and renewable energies. President Obama`s ambitious climate legislation programme has been foiled by a Republican majority… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein