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Raising the Bar on Emissions Targets: “President-elect Obama’s goal of reducing emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 falls short of the response needed by world leaders to meet the challenge of reducing emissions to levels that will actually spare us the worst effects of climate change,” […]

Raising the Bar on Emissions Targets: “President-elect Obama’s goal of reducing emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 falls short of the response needed by world leaders to meet the challenge of reducing emissions to levels that will actually spare us the worst effects of climate change,” IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri said yesterday. — Press Release

Solar Overseas: Tax breaks, lower wages, and better-trained workers entice U.S. solar panel companies to build abroad. — CNNMoney

Redefining the EV Race: Tesla has won the race to put an electric vehicle into production, but the real prize will be for a car that can carry four or five passengers and go 350 miles on a charge that takes 15 minutes. — MSNBC

The Million-Dollar Question: Will recession kill the chances of hybrid and electric vehicles to go mainstream? — Newsweek

Chief to Chief: Outgoing DOE secretary Samuel Bodman has some advice for Steven Chu: Promote biofuel research and the development of new nuclear and coal power plants in a comprehensive plan for fueling the country. — Houston Chronicle

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