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TransCanada to Move Ahead with Southern Section of Keystone XL Pipeline

TransCanada to Move Ahead with Southern Section of Keystone XL Pipeline

Undeterred by Obama's rejection of permit applications for the Keystone XL pipeline earlier this month, TransCanada have announced that they will move forward with the southern section of the

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Gas Prices Climb For 20th Day in a Row, GOP Still Calling to Drill, Drill, Drill

Gas Prices Climb For 20th Day in a Row, GOP Still Calling to Drill, Drill, Drill

Those of us who rely on gasoline to get us around have been feeling the pinch as gas prices have risen for 20 days straight nationwide. As per gallon costs continue to climb toward a wallet cringing $4,

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President Obama Shuns Oil and Notes $5.6 Billion Saved by American Businesses Through Energy Efficiency

President Obama Shuns Oil and Notes $5.6 Billion Saved by American Businesses Through Energy Efficiency

President Obama stepped to the stage at The University of Miami yesterday to deliver an impressive speech on energy policy. Though the President made mention of his efforts to expand oil and gas drilling

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Congressman Allen West Complains About Paying $70 to Fill the Tank of His Hummer

Congressman Allen West Complains About Paying $70 to Fill the Tank of His Hummer

In a country where the unemployment rate lingers at a lofty 8.3% after the worst economic disaster since the 1930s, it probably isn't a good idea to whine about how much it costs to fill up the tank of

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Pollution is “Against God’s Will” According to Church Leaders in the UK

Pollution is “Against God’s Will” According to Church Leaders in the UK

In August last year, Republican candidate Rick Perry said that he had been seeking divine intervention in order to curtail and eliminate EPA regulations. In a statement to CBN, Perry famously said he had

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Republican Politicians Ignore Their Party’s Climatologists on the Issue of Climate Change

Republican Politicians Ignore Their Party’s Climatologists on the Issue of Climate Change

Please understand that we here at Inhabitat try to give everyone a fair shake, but with the current state of affairs concerning climate change deniers in the Republican Party, it is difficult to keep our

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Newt Gingrich Says You Can’t Put A Gun Rack on a Chevy Volt

Newt Gingrich Says You Can’t Put A Gun Rack on a Chevy Volt

Yesterday we brought you news that Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum was angry with President Obama for putting “Earth above man”, and today we’ve got more environmental

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Rick Santorum Says President Obama Holds “Earth Above Man”

Rick Santorum Says President Obama Holds “Earth Above Man”

Former Senator Rick Santorum said yesterday that he thinks President Obama “elevates the Earth above man,” and should rethink his dedication to “radical environmentalists.”

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Secretary of the Interior Calls for Inspection of Fracking Wells

Secretary of the Interior Calls for Inspection of Fracking Wells

President Obama's has pledged to make companies using hydraulic fracturing to drill for natural gas disclose a list of chemicals used in their operations, and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar just announced

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Keystone XL Pipeline Could Add as Few as 20, Yes Just 20, Jobs Once Built

Keystone XL Pipeline Could Add as Few as 20, Yes Just 20, Jobs Once Built

In Reports delivered to Congress by the U.S. State Department and several universities, and in statements by TransCanada's Vice President, it has come to light that the number of permanent jobs created by

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Walmart Announces Healthy Food Label and Effort to Reduce Sodium, Fat and Sugar Intake

Walmart Announces Healthy Food Label and Effort to Reduce Sodium, Fat and Sugar Intake

When the world's largest retailer says it is doing something to make people healthier, we listen. Walmart announced this week that they are reducing fat, sugar and sodium in their private-label foods, and

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Is the Arctic About to be Ravaged in a Search for Oil and Other Reserves?

Is the Arctic About to be Ravaged in a Search for Oil and Other Reserves?

The Arctic has long been described as a goldmine of untapped resources, and in recent years it has been the site for some international chest-thumping and the attempted claiming of rights. But given what

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President Obama Visits the Washington Auto Show and Swoons Over Ford’s Plug-In Hybrid Electric

President Obama Visits the Washington Auto Show and Swoons Over Ford’s Plug-In Hybrid Electric

President Obama decided to make a quick visit to the Washington D.C. Auto Show this week in order to applaud American automobile manufacturers for their recent green transportation successes. While at the

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Shocking Climate Week Survey: Business Leaders More Influential Than Celebrities On Environmental Issues

Shocking Climate Week Survey: Business Leaders More Influential Than Celebrities On Environmental Issues

You have to feel sorry for celebrities - if it wasn't hard enough being constantly chased by the paparazzi and deciding what to do with their millions of dollars, it appears that when it comes to

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Clean Energy Executives Say Grid Parity Without Subsidies Could Be Just 3 Years Away

Clean Energy Executives Say Grid Parity Without Subsidies Could Be Just 3 Years Away

Some of the largest countries on Earth made it clear this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that, in many cases, renewable energy is just a few years away from reaching grid parity

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President Obama’s Latest Speech Touts American-Made Energy but Gets Stuck on Oil and Gas

President Obama’s Latest Speech Touts American-Made Energy but Gets Stuck on Oil and Gas

Listening to President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night we cheered for his green ambitions as he laid out a plan to energize the American economy with the manufacturing of clean

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Obama’s State of the Union Address Sets Forth a Green Blueprint for America

Obama’s State of the Union Address Sets Forth a Green Blueprint for America

President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address to the nation last night while standing firm on his believe that American ingenuity will carry us safely into a secure future. His overall

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SOPA and PIPA Protests Could Save Online Publishing and the Jobs that Depend on It

SOPA and PIPA Protests Could Save Online Publishing and the Jobs that Depend on It

You might have noticed today that some of your favorite internet haunts are looking kind of gloomy, and that's because websites like Wikipedia, Google and Reddit are protesting two bills - the Stop Online

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President Swiftly Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Plan from TransCanada

President Swiftly Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Plan from TransCanada

The Obama Administration is expected to announce a rejection of a Canadian oil firm's Keystone XL pipeline application. The Keystone XL pipeline has made headlines over the past year as environmentalists

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EPA Announces Online Tool For Tracking Large Stationary Polluters, Power Plants Lead the Pack

EPA Announces Online Tool For Tracking Large Stationary Polluters, Power Plants Lead the Pack

Information is power and as it turns out power equals emissions. Or at least that's what a new comprehensive database of the United States' 6,700 biggest stationary emitters put together by the

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Republican Congressman Calls for the End of the $7,500 Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

Republican Congressman Calls for the End of the $7,500 Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

On December 30th, Republican congressman Mike Kelly from Pennsylvania introduced H.R. 3768, a piece of legislation that would repeal the $7,500 tax credit for electric vehicle buyers. Representative Kelly

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Romney Vs. Santorum: Whoever Wins the Republican Race, The Environment Loses

Romney Vs. Santorum: Whoever Wins the Republican Race, The Environment Loses

The Iowa caucuses are over and Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum have emerged as the Republican front-runners. It is a race that has seen almost every candidate touted as a potential winner - before

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Congress Passes Bill That May Slow the Incandescent Light Bulb Ban

Congress Passes Bill That May Slow the Incandescent Light Bulb Ban

Tucked inside the massive 1,200-page spending bill that's currently sitting on President Obama's desk is an agreement that overturns part of the incandescent light bulb ban. The agreement could seriously

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Mark Wagner’s ‘Recycled’ Dollar Bill Collages Poke Fun at Money

Mark Wagner’s ‘Recycled’ Dollar Bill Collages Poke Fun at Money

Fascinated by the durable linen stock and deep ink printing of paper currency, Wagner transforms powerful symbol into mosaics, decorative patterns, and tableaux.  By using the old-fashioned practice

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Coal and Natural Gas Industries Stand Off Over New EPA Mercury Regulations

Coal and Natural Gas Industries Stand Off Over New EPA Mercury Regulations

Today the EPA is expected to reach a final decision on the Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR), which will, for the first time, limit mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants across the United States.

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Are the World’s Richest Nations Giving Up On Climate Change?

Are the World’s Richest Nations Giving Up On Climate Change?

Kyoto was a long time ago, Copenhagen was a failure, and the world is facing serious economic and social problems. With all these challenges, many of the world's richest countries seem to have decided

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US Defense Logistics Agency Makes Single Largest Gov. Purchase of Advanced Drop-In Biofuels Ever

US Defense Logistics Agency Makes Single Largest Gov. Purchase of Advanced Drop-In Biofuels Ever

As part of the government's push to wean the United States off of foreign oil, the US Department of Defense in coordination with the US Department of Agriculture just announced the largest single

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President Obama Announces $4 Billion in Energy Upgrades to Existing Buildings

President Obama Announces $4 Billion in Energy Upgrades to Existing Buildings

Yesterday, President Obama and former president Bill Clinton announced a combined $4 billion commitment in public and private funding for energy upgrades to existing buildings. The cash is pledged as part

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Green Companies Provide Hundreds of Jobs for Returning Veterans

Green Companies Provide Hundreds of Jobs for Returning Veterans

President Obama recently announced plans to bring home all U.S. troops in Iraq by the end of the year, and many can't help but wonder where and how veterans will find jobs in this rather shaky economy.

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Obama, Congress Pass Bill Lifting Restriction on US Horse Slaughter

Obama, Congress Pass Bill Lifting Restriction on US Horse Slaughter

To the horror of animal rights supporters everywhere, a week before Thanksgiving President Obama signed into law an agricultural spending bill that allows for the restoration of the American horse

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