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The Week In Green Energy: Climate Change…, Please Stand By

John Boehner becomes Speaker

No cap-and-trade in the Boehner House (and that's one thing he won't cry about!)

After a two-week hiatus, G.E.R.’s The Week In Green Energy is back! And in Washington, after four years in the minority, Republicans are also back! Dark days for green energy lie ahead.

The last Congress, dominated by Democrats, had bold green ambitions and acted on at least some of them. In 2009-10 the House Democrats, led by Rep. Henry Waxman, of California, and other green warriors passed a comprehensive climate change bill, extended an ambitious package of green federal subsidies and proposed a slew of other cleantech-friendly measures.

Washington was looking like a green energy town, even without broad support from the Senate on the climate change bill. Continue reading The Week In Green Energy: Climate Change…, Please Stand By