U.S. Election: What they are Saying about the Wind Energy Tax Credit, Solyndra, and the Clean Economy

The U.S. Presidential election takes place on November 6. Little is being said about climate change, the environment, or green jobs, with some notable exceptions, including the expiration of the production tax credit program for wind energy, which threatens jobs in several states, including Iowa, a swing state. See Jobs Blow away as Congress fails to act on Wind Energy (Bloomberg Business Week, Oct. 7 2012) at: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-10-07/jobs-blow-away-as-congress-fails-to-act-on-wind-energy .

 

For an impartial point of view, see A Voter’s Guide to the Climate and Energy Policy Positions of Obama and Romney at the website of the non-partisan Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) at: http://www.c2es.org/publications/2012-voter-guide, and Fact Check.org at http://factcheck.org/, which includes Romney’s Clean Energy Whoppers (from the 1st Presidential Debate) at: http://factcheck.org/2012/10/romneys-clean-energy-whoppers/.

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