Obama administration coverage
An overview of the green policies and legislation President Obama and his team are pushing.
Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 10:36 AM
Who's who in the administration:
> MNN flash interactive: Meet Obama’s green cabinet.
> Obama's USDA nominee backs biofuels, healthier food: Vilsack paving a more sustainable path.
> Obama's EPA pick must restore integrity: Senators have high hopes for Lisa Jackson.
> How dream is Obama’s green team?: Some environmentalists are less than elated.
> Obama team primed to push climate change agenda: Can they change course from the Bush administration?
> Obama picks climate specialist as science adviser: Meet John Holdren.
> Energy Department's new direction: Understanding Steven Chu's motivation and history.
> The kids in the hall: Will Obama succeed in wresting power from Washington lobbyists?
> Oil and gas leases: Interior Secretary Ron Salazar pushes back on lease of federal lands for drilling.
> Who's really green? Some members of Obama's Dream Team have questionable environmental records.
> Green jobs: Climate czar Carol Browner say stimulus bill will be a boost for green jobs.
> Garden guru: Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack breaks ground on The People's Garden in Washington, D.C.
> Obama’s environmental to-do list: Nicole Hughes delivers seven items for the next president.
> Environmental politics: Is it still a white, affluent issue?
> An eco and opposite reaction: Peter Dykstra on Obama's next spotted owl.
> The Middle East: Is Obama really saying no to their oil?
> Report to Obama: Invest in national parks.
> Obama’s green energy plans build hopes, skepticism: Could his energy agenda hit turbulence in Congress?
> A rush to create green jobs: The fight is on for a hearty slice of the Obama stimulus pie.
> Obama says stimulus to include energy savings: Hoping to save energy, president promises to upgrade all federal buildings.
> Can Obama make transportation green?: Economic realities create early test of Obama's ability to bring change.
> Obama urged to create new green deal: Can Obama follow in FDR's footsteps?
> Truth in advertising: Obama's election spurs a wave of green advertising, but how much is real?
> Food fight: Food Democracy Now! is pushing the Obama administration to support green agricultural initiatives and family farms.
> A greener, cleaner future: Cleantech & Green Business for Obama brings together activists, building professionals and entrepreneurs.
> New appliance standards? Obama has tasked DOE with setting new energy efficiency standards for 30 categories of appliances.
> Renew, renew, renew: Obama says renewable energy sources are key to economic future.
> The solar fan guy: Obama meets the new poster child for hard-working Americans — and he's green.
> Work with me: Obama defends economic plans to business leaders.
> Keep it green: EPA re-evaluates "green club" for companies.
> An opportunity: Secretary of State Clinton tells workers in Brussels to never waste a crisis.
> Polluters pay: Obama's budget is based on money flowing in from a cap-and-trade system.
> Energy boost: Obama calls for carbon cap legislation.
> Coal-fired plants: EPA will review Bush-era emissions rule for new power plants.
> WH takes climate change seriously: The Obama administration will appoint special envoy.
> Emission impossible? Peter Dykstra says Obama is stealing from the Reagan/Bush playbook and hoping for the opposite result.
> California's lonely no longer: Jim Motavalli weighs in.
> State standards: Shea Gunther on Obama's decision to allow states to set stricter car standards.
> Environmental change: Karl Burkart on Obama's expected reversal of Bush climate change policies.
> Save yourself?: Obama rolls back Bush administration rules on endangered species.
> Changing times: Treasury Secretary Geithner attacks tax breaks for oil and gas companies.
> Backlash? Obama is bracing for a Big Oil backlash on tax credits.
Stem cell research:
> Volatile debate: Obama's pledge to scrap a ban on federal funding for stem cell research revives conversation.
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