Monthly Archives: March 2011

America’s Next Top Energy Innovator

from White House.gov Blog Feed by Ginny Simmons Ed. Note: This was originally posted on the Department of Energy blog. Secretary Chu   announced a new program today, called “America’s Next Top Energy Innovator,” to reduce the cost and paperwork … Continue reading

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Americans Want More Coverage of Teacher Performance and Student Achievement

from Brookings: Latest From Brookings Darrell West, Russ Whitehurst, and E.J. Dionne, Jr. present the results of a national public opinion survey on education news, finding that Americans want more media coverage of their local schools. In particular, West, Whitehurst … Continue reading

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California Legislature Approves One of the Most Ambitious Renewable Energy Programs in the World

from NRDC The California Assembly today approved on a bipartisan vote of 55 to 19 one of the most ambitious renewable energy programs in the world, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council and a coalition of labor, consumers, utilities … Continue reading

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A Punching Bag No More

By Kenneth P. Green. AEI The traditional, thin plastic bag, though increasingly demonized and taxed, has better environmental performance and is likely to be considerably safer for human health than alternatives. Two recent studies might end the great grocery bag … Continue reading

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How to Field the Right Military Force to Protect America

by James Carafano, Ph.D. , Mackenzie Eaglen and Baker Spring. The Heritage Foundation, Published on March 17, 2011 If the U.S. lacks the capacity to protect its vital interests, both the security and economy of the nation will suffer in … Continue reading

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U.S. Radiation-Detection Experts and Supplies Sent to Help Japan

from America.gov-Energy & Environment by iipcms@state.gov (iipcms) As Japanese authorities work to contain the nuclear emergency at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, the United States has sent energy experts and radiation-detection equipment while continuing its humanitarian response efforts.  More→

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A Remarkable Precedent

by Marwan Muasher. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace – All Publications The Arab League’s call for the international community to impose a no-flight zone over Libya demonstrates that the League rejects Qaddafi’s violent crackdown and provides cover for international action. … Continue reading

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