Low Carbon Future

Balance Of Power At Stake As Midterm Elections Draw Near

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, September 18, 2014, as the Department of Energy’s Deputy Secretary. “Liz’s confirmation comes at a historic time in our nation’s energy evolution,” said Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. “She joins us with deep expertise in the Department’s nuclear security mission, including both nuclear weapons and… Keep reading →

Indian labourers prepare the flooded fie

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the selection of 10 projects that will receive funding aimed at accelerating genetic breeding programs to improve plant feedstocks for the production of biofuels, biopower, and bio-based products. The investment is part of the Obama Administration’s broader effort to diversify the… Keep reading →

Enviro-Friendly Housing Estate Opens In Sydney

WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the Energy Department today announced a new energy efficiency standard for furnace fans, the latest of eight finalized standards and nine proposed standards issued since the Climate Action Plan was announced last year. These efficiency standards cut carbon pollution and save American families and businesses… Keep reading →