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January 17, 2014

Enviros press Obama to drop ‘all of the above’ strategy in favor of ‘climate impact lens’

Jennifer Yachnin, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2014-01-17 06:42:38

Environmentalists are tired of “all of the above.” A coalition of 18 environmental groups yesterday called on President Obama to stop touting an “all of the above” energy strategy — a shorthand expression that lawmakers from both parties often employ to show support for traditional and renewable fuel sources. [ read more … ]

Moniz team strives to make agency a policy heavyweight

Robin Bravender and Katherine Ling, E&E reporters  •    •  Posted 2014-01-17 06:43:02

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has brought in a raft of new staff members — including some of his former colleagues and old friends — to help him run the Department of Energy. He’s also overhauling DOE’s organizational chart in a bid to make the department a bigger policy player in President Obama’s second term. A top priority for Moniz this year is the “Quadrennial Energy Review,” a high-profile report that will be part of Obama’s climate agenda and is intended to serve as a road map for federal energy policy across agencies. [ read more … ]

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Wind-energy talk launches UI series in Des Moines

BY:UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING, Iowa Now  •    •  Posted 2014-01-17 06:43:42

The University of Iowa opens a series of events in Des Moines with a talk by P. Barry Butler, UI executive vice president and provost, on wind energy, which has emerged as a vital part of Iowa’s energy economy. [ read more … ]

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