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2013-03-13 16:22:20

Beacon Hill Institute gets a reality check on clean energy jobs and savings in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Far-right leaning groups are waging a war against state renewable portfolio standards, and Pennsylvania's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS) is in the crosshairs. Both the Heartland Institute and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are currently using studies from the Koch Brothers-subsidized Beacon Hill Institute...

2012-05-29 12:47:51

As Canada prepares to chair the Arctic Council, Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program offers 19 recommendations based on international workshop in January Finding a new way to fund the full participation of northern indigenous groups with Permanent Participant status at the Arctic Council in all of the organizations working groups and activities should be a top priority when Canada takes the chair of the influential inter-governmental organization next year. The recommendation is one of...

2012-01-16 10:36:35

International experts to recommend key issues as Canada prepares to assume Arctic Council chair With an eye on rapid changes in the resource-rich Arctic, countries like China, India and Brazil, which have no Arctic territories, are nonetheless knocking on the door of the increasingly influential Arctic Council looking for admission as permanent observers. The issue has divided existing members, with Russia and Canada most strongly opposed. It is among the major questions with which...

2008-10-08 18:00:00

Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today praised the passage of HB 2200, a robust energy savings program, by the Pennsylvania Legislature, calling it a "triple win, with relief from high electricity bills for Pennsylvania's families and businesses; a guaranteed reduction in pollution through smarter use of energy; and a jobs creation bill, potentially leading to thousands of great green jobs." The bill passed the Senate today by a vote of 47 to 3, and the House by a 186 to 4...