Republican Scott Brown took the late Ted Kennedy's seat in the Senate on Tuesday night, meaning big changes for Democratic agenda and the end of their party's ability to break a filibuster. Clean Skies News looks at just what these changes mean for climate legislation and which votes might change.
Clean Skies News talks to Jeff Holmstead of Bracewell and Giuilani about Senator Lisa Murkowski's amendment that would stop the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions. Jeff Holmstead helped write the original amendment. Senator Murkowski will speak on the floor tomorrow, January 21, about whether whether she's going to offer an amendment to the debt ceiling bill or file a disapproval resolution.
One month after the Copenhagen Accord, UN chief Yvo de Boer holds a news conference where he expresses hopeful for the next climate conference. Clean Skies News' Margaret Ryan has more.
Clean Skies News brings you coverage from this year's North American International Auto Show, where the electric car is king. Experts weigh in on the electric vehicle and what it needs from congress to survive.
Exxon Chairman and Chief Executive Rex Tillerson faced questions aboutthe environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing at a Capitol Hillhearing on his companys planned merger with XTO. Kevin Book, energyanalyst with Clearview Energy Partners, joins Clean Skies News to talk about the implications of the merger.
From coal to climate change, Don Blankenship, CEO of Massey Energy, spars with environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at a heated debate on the future of coal and mountaintop removal mining. Clean Skies News takes you to the discussion at the University of Charleston in West Virginia.
At a Senate Energy Committee hearing on Thursday, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu said putting a price on carbon is not enough. Clean Skies News brings you to the hearing and talks with Secretary Chu about the importance of carbon standards and regulation.
Clean Skies News' Margaret Ryan discusses the what impacts the solar industry will suffer, now that governments are getting rid of tariffs in Germany and reducing them in other countries.
Wall Street is booming for one maker of vehicle battery charging stations, with investors placing hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capitol. Clean Skies News talks to Better Place about the future of the company and the electric vehicle.
As opposition continues from historical and environmental groups, as well as by the Kennedy family and other residents of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, there is a question of whether the plug will be pulled on the Cape Wind Project. Clean Skies News talks with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
One lesson from Copenhagen? Jonathan Pershing and other top negotiators tell Clean Skies News, a few countries can't be allowed to derail the entire treaty process. And will Cape Wind ever blow, or will environmentalists pull the plug? Clean Skies News talks with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Also, Clean Skies News takes the Chevy Volt out for a spin.
Utility company Pepco is teaming up with the Chevy Volt to test the effects of charging stations on Washington DC's electric grid. Clean Skies News talks to specialists and takes the new electric vehicle out for a spin.