Did TransCanada Violate U.S. Securities Disclosure Laws in Keystone XL Push?

At Get Energy Smart! NOW!, Adam Siegel points us to a letter "Greenpeace has sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) making a case that TransCanada is potentially in violation of security laws due to its use of inflated job figures as part of a strategic influence campaign to drive the Obama Administration into supporting this misguided and risky venture."
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President Obama: “I will not walk away from the promise of clean energy”

A significant section of President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night discussed energy issues. According to David Roberts of Grist, it's important to emphasize that the president "does not control domestic policy," that "this Congress has shown little appetite for doing, um, anything, [therefore] it’s highly unlikely that Obama’s proposals will become law," and that "in an election year, the SOTU shows which fights the administration feels comfortable fighting and thinks it can win."
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Joe Romm Rebuts Wired Story Attacking Cleantech

There’s a new story at Wired Magazine, dramatically – but misleadingly – entitled “Why the Clean Tech Boom Went Bust.”  In addition to the misleading title, the article also comes with not-particularly-subtle images of a wind turbine and a container of biodiesel on fire and...
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