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This week in green energy: The EPA takes a stand on CO2

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington formally declared that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are pollutants that threaten public health. This is an important ruling that empowers the agency to directly regulate emissions of CO2, under the rules …

Waxman – Markey set for full House vote; USDA steps in as environmental overseer

House Democrats reached a deal on the Waxman – Markey climate change and energy bill last night that will see the Agriculture Department (USDA) play a lead role in overseeing agriculture carbon offset programs. Since clearing the Energy and Commerce Committee, a little …